Adelaide

November 3, 2018 to November 9, 2018

This vibrant city and its supporting 18 wine regions will welcome the delegates to South Australia, a destination that comprises the most ancient soils on earth, the oldest continuously producing vines, a diverse array of coastal, hillside, and valley sites, and increasingly understands the special confluence of location, history, geology and culture that shapes the evolution of distinctive wine, memorable experiences and great gastronomy.

Here, new innovation rubs shoulders with old ways; seventh generation vigneron mix with new, millennial start-ups; 150 year old ancestor vines vie with new alternative varieties, and fine wine collectables share the same table with bio-dynamic, next generation funk. Add in a dynamic restaurant and bar scene that artfully blends old with new, and east with west, and you have a wildly-fermenting starter culture of its own!

The common thread that holds this exuberant story together is simple: a proud inheritance that we are determined to maintain in a sustainable way, and a natural desire to continue to challenge, explore, learn and share.

Adelaide, South Australia: Welcome to Old World; New World; Our World.

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Primo Estate in McLaren Vale has won the Architecture and Landscape category in South Australia’s inaugural Best of Wine Tourism Awards. The awards were held as part of Adelaide’s membership of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

The 18 wines regions of Adelaide, South Australia are home to over 50% of Australia’s wine grape production, and over 80% of Australia’s premium wines are produced in South Australia. It’s no wonder that the University of Adelaide is the most renowned school for winemakers and viticulturists in Australia.

COVID-19 has necessitated plenty of innovation in the digital space. Here are three ways wineries are communicating with their customers in the Corona virus era.

A new $50 million six-star luxury hotel and day spa will be built at Seppeltsfield in the Barossa Valley.

The 12-storey hotel, called Oscar Seppeltsfield, is being built by Luxury Hotels Australia Pty Ltd which is made up of a group of South Australian business leaders.

Project spokesman Toby Yap says the hotel will attract new markets to the region and drive growth in domestic and international visitor economy, while creating an additional 363 construction jobs and 350 ongoing jobs for the region once operational.

Clare Valley brothers Damon and Jonathan Koerner have been recognised with one of industry’s top awards, the Young Guns of Wine.

Our World has suddenly entered a difficult period. The covid-19 virus is changing our lives, our habits, our families, our businesses...

Together, let's #BookThemOut. South Australia's tourism, wine and food businesses are asking for support in the wake of unprecedented bushfires at the start of summer.

 

 Islander Estate Vineyards News |  by Yale Norris

It has been a little over four weeks since the fire storm that claimed The Islander Estate Vineyards estate. 
As we begin to move from the immediate crisis response towards planning our rebuild, we want to share more information with the many industry partners, customers, community members & volunteers who have supported us in these difficult weeks.

When the holiday season rolls around in Adelaide, it can only mean one thing; it’s time to head to the beach. At the same time Santa is leaving the North Pole to bring joy to kids all around the world, the mercury is often topping 40 degrees in the shade in sunny Adelaide.

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