Workers pack bags for region

DOZENS of backpackers from across the globe are converging on Coonawarra as the 2019 vintage season gets under way. Seasonal workers are a key part of […]

New-look winemaking style tested

THE vineyards of Coonawarra are abuzz as vintage gets under way, the busiest time of year for the district’s world-class wine sector. Known internationally for their […]

Town garden group grows

PENOLA’S Circle of Gardens group is calling all green thumbs to join the growing community of horticulture enthusiasts. What started with small, raised garden beds in […]

Winemaker back to roots

IN HER first year as winemaker at Penley Estate, Lauren Hansen has already cemented her place in the region. Born in Naracoorte, Ms Hansen returned to […]

Vintage looks promising

HARVEST is under way at Redman Wines, with the first riesling and pinot grapes picked this week. With vignerons around Coonawarra preparing for a busy vintage […]

Wattle Range grants help regional projects

PRESERVATION of maritime history, fairy lights throughout the heart of Penola and a $185,000 Coonawarra hall refurbishment are projects which have all benefits from Wattle Range […]

Race style bears fruit

COONAWARRA winemaker Peta Baverstock has been crowned the “people’s champion” after accruing the most votes in the Penola Pennant’s Coonawarra Vignerons Cup social media fashion competition. […]

Toast to wine leaders

THE Coonawarra wine industry recently celebrated two of its outstanding members with Michelle Stehbens and Bruce Redman named patrons of the Coonawarra Vignerons. The honour was […]

Convention awarded

THE flow-on effect to the Penola district of the 35th International Beefsteak and Burgundy Convention was recognised on Saturday when it was named Wattle Range Council’s […]