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McLaren Vale to explore ISO certification feasibility for wine regions
June 30, 2014

GWRDC investigates International Standards for environmental certification 30 June 2014  GWRDC MEDIA RELEASE Download media release here The Grape and…

One week until the party starts!
May 30, 2014

The 2014 Bank SA Sea and Vines Festival gets underway in one week’s time with McLaren Vale set to host…

Tickets selling fast for SA’s biggest regional food and wine festival
May 19, 2014

The rush is on to secure tickets for this year’s McLaren Vale Bank SA Sea and Vines Festival, with some popular…

Tickets selling out as festival gets ‘#SecretlySocial’
May 19, 2014

Many events at this year’s Bank SA Sea and Vines Festival are already selling out but social media followers have…

New report shows McLaren Vale leading global vineyard sustainability efforts
November 6, 2013

McLaren Vale’s grape growers are leading Australia and arguably the world in sustainable vineyard practices, with a new report showing…

All Hail the King of the Vale – two in a row for Rosemount Estate
November 1, 2013

Rosemount Estate winemaker Matt Koch was named Bushing King for the second year in a row at the 2013 AMCOR…

McLaren Vale develops Phylloxera Code of Conduct to protect its valuable vineyards
September 26, 2013

In September 2013 the McLaren Vale Wine Region launched a region wide code of conduct to ensure its vineyards remain…

Local growers celebrate $3.5 million McLaren Vale Water Plan
August 12, 2013

On Friday 2 August, the McLaren Vale Wine Region celebrated the completion of a five year water project that has…

McLaren Vale Wine Growers hone in on sustainability with GPS tracking precision
May 17, 2013

Last week the McLaren Vale Grape, Wine & Tourism Association (MVGWTA) launched the online system for McLaren Vale Sustainable Winegrowing…

Tickets go on sale as BankSA Sea & Vines turns 21
April 5, 2013

This June long weekend the McLaren Vale BankSA Sea & Vines Festival will come of age, when the popular food…

Kentish becomes first female to win McLaren Vale scholarship
April 3, 2013

Passionate McLaren Vale winemaker Rose Kentish has become the first female to win the prestigious Wayne Thomas Scholarship. It’s yet…

McLaren Vale celebrates new legislation protecting prime land
November 2, 2012

Following years of lobbying, the McLaren Vale today became one of the first two agricultural regions in the Southern Hemisphere…

McLaren Vale unveils Sustainability Results
October 31, 2012

On October 31, McLaren Vale released the results of the first assessment of the regions world-class sustainability program, McLaren Vale…

Results of the CARTeSiAN Mclaren Vale Wine Show 2012
October 27, 2012

In its 39th year, the 2012 McLaren Vale Wine Show received a record 700 entries, indicating the vigour and health of…

2012 McLaren Vale Regional Award Winners
October 20, 2012

Congratulations to Chook’s Little Winery Tours who were named the 2012 McLaren Vale Business of the Year at the Awards…

The McLaren Vale reveals cellar door best and hospitality elite
October 15, 2012

A beauty therapist turned cellar door assistant has edged out an impressive group of finalists to be named the MADEC…

McLaren Vale thrives as restaurateurs enjoy spotlight
September 13, 2012

McLaren Vale’s passion for food, wine and genuine hospitality is shining brightly as the region stamps its mark as the…

McLaren Vale regions leaders rewarded
September 12, 2012

Corrina Wright, Oliver’s Taranga and Marc Allgrove, Chapel Hill represented the McLaren Vale region amongst a strong line up of…

McLaren Vale set to “tweet” to International Grenache Day
September 1, 2012

One of South Australia’s iconic wine regions – McLaren Vale – has come up with a novel way to help…

Door open to embark on a discovery of McLaren Vale through McLaren Vale Scarce Earth
July 31, 2012

If you missed out on tasting the 2010 Vintage of McLaren Vale Scarce Earth wines in the region over the…

World-wide comparison of sustainable viticulture practices to add further strength to McLaren Vale Sustainable Winegrowing program
April 27, 2012

Believed to be one of the finest programs for sustainability in viticulture in the world, the launch of the McLaren…

Australia-first viticulture program provides sustainability boost for McLaren Vale
April 12, 2012

Already recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable viticultural regions, McLaren Vale will strengthen its sustainability status after the…

CARTeSIan McLaren Vale Wine Show
October 24, 2011

The annual McLaren Vale Wine Show launches today 1st October 2011, with a new name and sponsor ….. CARTeSIAN McLaren Vale…

McLaren Vale Generational Farming – First year results point to a promising future
September 29, 2011

McLaren Vale has spent a number of years developing the Generational Farming program designed to encourage best practice in the…

McLaren Vale Scarce Earth – the doors are open to try the 2009 Shiraz
August 30, 2011

If you missed out on trying McLaren Vale Scarce Earth wines in the region, we have good news for you….

James Rouse announced as the 2011 Wayne Thomas Scholarship winner
May 27, 2011

McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism Association today announced that James Rouse has been awarded the 2011 Wayne Thomas Scholarship. …