Penola women’s journeys revealed

JOURNEY: Parker Coonawarra Estate cellar door manager Erica Kay stands with the portrait and story of Benedetta Rusconi, who moved from her home in Italy to start a new life in Penola with her now husband.

AN EXHIBITION depicting the journey of eight Penola women “who came to the town for love” has provided insight into their lives.

The exhibition, Portraits of Penola Women – They Came For Love, was launched at the Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival as a means for the Terra Rossa Country Women’s Association and community to celebrate Penola’s women.

The portraits of the eight women,


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