BGWA is here to help assist our members and the greater Barossa grape and wine community.

While we may have to change the way in which we connect, our strength as a region remains our ability to collaborate and look after each other.

The following is a curated list of resources on health, finances, marketing and tools you may find useful.

Please rest assured the BGWA team are here for you throughout this period of unprecedented uncertainty and we encourage you to reach out to us at any time.

James March  | Chief Executive | 0409 545 995

Monica Hage | Office Manager |  8563 0650

Nicki Robins |  Viticultural Development Officer | 0426 252 396

Amanda Longworth | Brand Strategy Manager | 0459 741 224

Emily Hay |  Marketing & Communications  | 0417 171 372

Ashleigh Fox  |  Events & Member Services (part-time) | 0437 493 750

Annabel Mugford |  Barossa Wine School & Barossa Wine Auction (part-time contractor) |  0448 763 125

BGWA Marketing 101 Group Coaching Sessions materials

Session 1 | Knowing the value of your brand | PDF presentation
Session 1 recording (ZIP file)
Session 2 recording (ZIP file)
Session 3 recording (ZIP file)
BGWA social media planner & post ideas worksheet

Mental Health Assistance

SA Mental Health Services Finder
Anthony Hart 4-pronged approach to battling anxiety & depression
Lifeback tracker app
Barossa support for growers and winemakers | Dr Bill Gransbury
Headspace App
Beyond Blue

Financial Assistance


Federal Jobkeeper package
Register as an EMPLOYER for Jobkeeper
Federal Stimulus Package
Support for businesses – Australian Treasury
Economic Response to Covid-19 – Fact Sheet
Dealing with Disasters – Covid-19 – ATO
National Debt Hotline
More time to lodge, pay & respond – ATO
Australian Banking Small Business Relief Package

State government

South Australian Government Jobs Rescue Package – 26 March 2020
State Government Stimulus Fact Sheet


Barossa Council Financial Relief

Working within the Covid-19 pandemic

Official bodies / Government notices

Safework sa workplace information
Australian Grape & Wine Covid-19 updates
Australian Department of Health Covid-19 health alerts
SATC Industry Support
Cellar Door operations
Statement from Australia Post re: deliveries during COVID-19
FAQs Employee Relations & HR implications | SAWIA
Winery Sanitation & COVID-19 | AWRI
Emergency Act clarification for vineyard workers

Helpful blogs & articles

coping with the immediate impacts of covid-19 as a business
preparing your hotel for coronavirus
Business as (un)usual (Mumbrella)
Findlaysons Lawyers COVID-19 Legal Alerts


Webinar: Preparing your business for Covid-19
Webinar: Business Resilience | Business SA
Tourism SA Webinar series
Global in-market updates | Minister for Trade & Investment

Virtual meeting & collaboration tools

Free linkedin learning tools for remote working


Support Local. Love Barossa.

Support local. Love Barossa facebook post
Support Local. Love Barossa. Business updates (Public)
Update your Cellar Door / Winery business details

Helpful blogs, articles & examples

Event marketing during a crisis
How social media can do good while we’re all trapped indoors
How one South Australian Winery is combatting Coronavirus


how to host a facebook live event
join the digital wine global facebook group


Putting the social into social media
How to make customers and supporters fall in love with your brand
FREE Hospitality & Tourism Covid-19 Webinar series (BK Agency)
Building your online community | Scribe + Social

Online sales tools

Hike – online sales platform & POS
Shopify – online sales platform & POS
Toast the locals – consolidated food & beverage delivery site
Wine Depot DtC Support Package