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It's a gem! McLaren Vale winery scoops global tourism award

9 November 2019

McLaren Vale's Gemtree Wines has won a global wine award at the Great Wine Capitals Global Network International Best of Wine Tourism Awards, beating nominees from nine other worldwide destinations.

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Hot potato! Adelaide to host 2023 World Potato Congress

28 October 2019

Experienced researchers and industry experts from across the globe will converge on South Australia in 2023 after Adelaide won the rights to host the 2023 World Potato Congress.

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New apiary taskforce tackling pollination demand

23 October 2019

A new Apiary Taskforce has been formed to drive further economic opportunities for the state’s bee industry, with a further 20,000 hives required to meet pollination demand in the South Australian almond industry.

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Seven innovative wine start-ups announced for FOMENT

18 October 2019

Seven highly innovative wine and tourism tech start-ups have been announced as part of the Marshall Liberal Government funded FOMENT program.

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Best of Wine Tourism Awards winners crowned

20 September 2019

Seven South Australian wineries from the Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale have today been named winners in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards during a presentation at the National Wine Centre.

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Passionate wine writing to flow for new Wine Media Cadet

3 September 2019

Young wine advocate Mariette Morris has been named the 2019 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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Accelerating growth in the food, wine and agribusiness sector

2 September 2019

A discussion paper focused on growing South Australia’s $14.8 billion food, wine and agribusiness sector as part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s ‘Growth State’ initiative is now open for consultation.

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Water storage project to provide a $33 million boost for McLaren Vale wine region

27 August 2019

The McLaren Vale wine industry is set for a $33 million boost in productivity and the creation of more than 150 jobs as a result of a $7.3 million water storage project which is about to commence.

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Twenty-two wineries named finalists in South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards

13 August 2019

Twenty-two South Australian wineries across six wine regions have today been announced as finalists in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards hoping to be crowned at the Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards next month.

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State Government backs wine business growth

21 June 2019

The State Government is supporting South Australian wine businesses to grow through a $150,000 program announced in the Riverland today.

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