South Australian wineries recently won four gold medals at the Concours International des Cabernets, held in April 2016 in Paris, including World’s Best Cabernet from McLaren Vale’s Penny’s Hill winery.
"A unique party in a unique city" is the vow made in the programme prepared by the council and which this year will take myriad forms, interweaving the tradition of this ancient festa and its folk references with new and surprising forms of entertainment and involvement in the public space.
A positive trend in the Cape winelands has been a shift towards a ‘farm to table’ ethos, with properties such as Babylonstoren, La Motte, Oak Valley, Spier and Waterkloof having paved the way for others to follow.
Adelaide, the capital of South Australia and home of the National Wine Centre and the country’s major industry representative and research organizations, has accepted the Great Wine Capitals Global Network’s invitation to become the network’s ninth member...
A little more than a decade ago, a conservation partnership was established with the wine industry to reduce farming impact and proactively ensure suitable expansion in this region by joining hands with wine producers as the private landowners to assist them to increase the private footprint of protection for all critically endangered natural habitats in our winelands. This resulted in the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI) being established in 2004.