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Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News - Premium Food & Wine

South Australian food and wine revenue hits record $19.97 billion

21 November 2017

South Australia has plenty to celebrate today on National Agriculture Day, with new 2016–17 Food and Wine ScoreCard data revealing a record-breaking revenue of $19.97 billion.

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Penfolds Magill Estate wins international Best of Wine Tourism Award

10 November 2017

Penfolds Magill Estate – synonymous with South Australia and world-class wine – has taken out the international Best of Wine Tourism Award for the category ‘Wine Tourism Services’.

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Popup wine events in Adelaide’s laneways

8 November 2017

Throughout the remainder of 2017, popup wine events will be held in Adelaide’s laneways, showcasing a variety of South Australia’s distinct wine regions.

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Australia's first fermentation festival held in Adelaide

19 October 2017

The inaugural Ferment the Festival, kicks off today at Rundle Park showcasing some of the best fermented food and beverages made right here in South Australia.

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Largest offshore gathering of Australian Women in Wine brings success for SA women

27 September 2017

Four South Australians have won prestigious accolades at the Australian Women in Wine Awards in London.

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Kangaroo Island wine industry to receive more than $113,000 in funding

17 September 2017

Three wineries on Kangaroo Island will be offered up to $25,000 each as part of the State Government’s Cellar Door Grants Program, to help them upgrade and diversify their cellar doors to provide visitors with a world class experience.

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More than $1.2 million for SA cellar doors

17 September 2017

More than 50 South Australian wineries will share in $1.225 million in funding, to help them upgrade and diversify their cellar doors to provide visitors with a world class experience.

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Wine writing to flow for passionate wine media cadet

15 September 2017

Barossa wine marketer Emily Hay is set to help tell the state’s premium wine story as the next Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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South Australian businesses raising the bar in wine tourism

15 September 2017

Seven South Australian businesses are toasting success, after being named winners in the 2018 South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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Riverland Business raises the bar in wine tourism

15 September 2017

A Riverland winery is amongst seven South Australian businesses toasting success today, after being named a winner in the 2018 South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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