State Government windfall for Coonawarra

Coonawarra is among seven regional wine associations set to receive grants for up to $50,000 under the State Government’s Regional Wine Industry Association Grants Program.[…]

Penola piper shares life memories

“I SUPPOSE I’d be the oldest piper in the south east,” Penola resident Jim Childs posited, speaking to The Border Watch a week after he celebrated […]

Tourism push bears fruit

FORMER Melbourne residents Simon and Kerry Meares have left their hectic city lifestyle to develop a tourism business in Penola after falling in love with the […]

Cellar doors wide open

TOURISTS and locals eager to taste the region’s iconic wines are continuing to enjoy the diverse Cellar Dweller events in Coonawarra held throughout July. Upstairs at […]

Greenrise Arboretum opens to the public

AFTER community members spent over a decade transforming the landscape of Penola’s Greenrise Lake, the site’s arboretum was officially opened on June 4. The opening of […]

Tradition helps seal export deal

IT IS not just the quality of what is in the bottle that is up for debate as Coonawarra wineries hone their products to target burgeoning […]