Youth program empowers students

STUDENTS across the South East have graduated from the empowering Youth Opportunities program, significantly improving their wellbeing, communication skills and resilience. It was the second year […]

New owners for iconic hotel

A NEW era is set to begin for Penola’s iconic Heyward’s Royal Oak Hotel with a prominent Coonawarra name taking over ownership of the site. The […]

America in winemaker’s sights

COONAWARRA winemaker Sue Hodder will travel to the US this month to educate and update trade opinion leaders and influencers on Australian wines. Ms Hodder will […]

Wine region masterclass

COONAWARRA hosted an array of international sommeliers last week who immersed themselves in the region’s local produce and rich history. Nine New Zealand sommeliers and one […]

Hybrid instrument mesmerises

AFTER falling in love with a unique instrument in France some years ago, owner Andrew Jackman has introduced its therapeutic sounds to Penola, playing to an […]

Inner city business hub revamp

A DISTINCTIVE building in the city’s James Street is being revitalised, with the old and currently vacant structure undergoing a substantial revamp. The restoration of the […]