Coonawarra crush time

COONAWARRA wineries are well into their vintage activity this week with plenty of crushing and fermenting on the go across the region. Zema Estate Wines posted […]

War history on display

PENOLA Vietnam veteran David Strother has reiterated the importance of honouring servicemen, following the 50th anniversary of the death of fallen Vietnam War serviceman David Steen. […]

Roses in full bloom

ROSE enthusiasts, aspiring gardeners and families looking for a day out are expected to converge on the popular annual Wagner’s Rose Nursery Open Day at Kalangadoo […]

National Honour

HORTICULTURE expert and former member of the Coonawarra wine community Victor Patrick was recognised in the Australia Day Honours with a prestigious Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for tireless services to the South Australian wine industry.[…]

Picking begins

WITH grape picking approaching next month, Coonawarra vignerons are relying on international labourers to make the journey to the region to help kick-start the year’s vintage. […]

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Out of the Blocks book launch

A HISTORICAL book depicting the history of Coonawarra’s oldest vineyard – Wynns Coonawarra Estate – was launched recently after the completion of a 15 year process. […]

Water cut halt sought

A PROMINENT Coonawarra wine industry leader has called on the state’s environment department to halt planned cuts to the sector’s water allocation. This comes as the […]

Volunteers pick up vandalism pieces

THREE dedicated volunteers are selflessly restoring Penola’s historical headstones at the town’s old cemetery after ongoing vandlism attattacks. Over the last four months volunteers Ken Bowden, […]

Candidate outlines election priorities

REGIONAL road infrastructure, boosting mental illness facilities and water security are among independent candidate Jon Ey’s priorities for the seat of MacKillop. The state election candidate […]