Well-known McLaren Vale winery Fox Creek has been sold to three prominent wine industry figures.
Chinese media reports that authorities are planning to halt imports of Australian wine, lobsters, sugar, coal, copper, barley and timber are “deeply troubling”, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says.
Backed by a billionaire Argentinian vintner and with South Australian winemaker Amelia Nolan at the helm, new Greenock winery Alkina launches this weekend, with a newly built tasting room, luxury accommodation, and a new range of biodynamic wines.
South Australian and Western Australian wine producers have dominated this year’s Royal Adelaide Wine Show, taking out 17 of the 23 top honours between them.
Judges in the Royal Adelaide Wine Show had their work cut out for them this year after wineries across Australia entered more than 2800 wines to the annual event – the highest number since 2012.
South Australia’s largest council has voted to ban genetically modified crops from its district following a push from McLaren Vale’s wine industry, which says the lifting of a moratorium will cost the region millions.
With many wineries reopening under easing restrictions, the June long weekend provides an opportunity to enjoy McLaren Vale at your own pace, without the crowds normally associated with the now-defunct Sea & Vines Festival.
The Fruitful Pursuit has launched Pyjama Wine, a wine delivery service that will see you sip along with your favourite winemakers (while they’re in their PJs).
The National Wine Centre is making its wine education program more accessible than ever, delivering wine samples to homes for a series of online masterclasses with head sommelier James Boden.
Still wounded by December’s catastrophic Adelaide Hills bushfires, Artwine at Woodside is one of many wineries forced to close their cellar doors under new COVID-19 restrictions.