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Emerging wine writer secures 2020 Wine Media Cadetship

14 September 2020

McLaren Vale winery brand manager Lachlan Aird has been named as this year's Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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COVID-19 sees Barossa Wine School go online

10 September 2020

A $150,000 Marshall Liberal Government grant is helping the Barossa Grape & Wine Association (BGWA) enhance its online Wine School to audiences across the world.

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Time to apply for the Best of Wine Tourism Awards

31 July 2020

The Great Wine Capitals 2021 Best of Wine Tourism Awards are set to celebrate the resilience of the South Australian wine industry during one of the most challenging years in recent times.

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AgTech program to support Riverland food producers

30 June 2020

An AgTech pilot program aimed at supporting long-term business growth is being rolled out in the Riverland to assist primary producers improve their profitability.

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Investing in the future of South Australia's wine media

25 June 2020

The 2020 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadetship, aimed at aspiring journalists with an ambition for specialising in the wine sector, is now open for applications.

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$1.2 million grants help wine industry innovate

11 June 2020

South Australia's wine industry will receive a $1.2 million stimulus with 11 innovative projects receiving grants under the Marshall Liberal Government's South Australian Wine Industry Development Scheme (SAWIDS).

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Coonawarra expands digital presence to bring visitors closer

2 June 2020

Booking a unique wine experience in Coonawarra will soon be one click away, thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Marshall Liberal Government to boost the region’s online presence.

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Riverland Wine and Food Centre case stacks up

29 April 2020

A $19 million state-of-the-art Riverland Wine and Food Centre would be a focal point in attracting tourists as a destination experience, according to an independent business case released today.

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Buy local and stay at home this Easter

9 April 2020

South Australians are being encouraged to support our hard-working primary industries and food producers this Easter while staying at home.

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$1 million boost to South Australian wine industry

20 March 2020

South Australia’s winemakers and grape growers are set for a much-needed boost with the opening of a $1 million grant program focused on technology and innovation to improve productivity.

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