2014 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award

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Ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of Grape Barossa I would like to thank the Barons for welcoming us to be a part of today’s event once again. The Grape Barossa Grower Service Award was established to annually recognise the outstanding[...]

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2013 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award

Keith Hoffman - 2013 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award Recipient

The Grape Barossa Grower Service Award was established to annually recognise the outstanding contribution of grape growers to their region, and as an opportunity to importantly acknowledge the voluntary service of those individuals. Nominations are made by their peers when[...]

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The Morning After The Night Before…

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The awards dinner for the 36th Barossa Wine Show was much like many that had gone before – full of good humour, expectation and ebullient celebration, all washed down with a general sense of community well-being and fortified with a[...]

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Grower Profile – Ian Becker

Ian Becker - Barossa Grower

Halfway between Nuriootpa and Kapunda you will find Koonunga Hill, and this is where Ian Becker runs his “typical Barossa mixed farm,” Mount Charles. Ten and a half hectares of the 86ha farm are under grapes, alongside sheep and cropping[...]

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Grower Profile – Karl Schiller

Karl Schiller - Barossa Grower

The lifestyle and opportunities available here in the Barossa Valley can have a huge pull to bring travelling sons back home to their roots. Grape grower Karl Schiller was working overseas in New Zealand – where he met his now[...]

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Grower Profile – Adrian Hoffman

Adrian Hoffmann

Adrian Hoffmann is a sixth generation Barossa vigneron. His family have been landowners here since 1857, and Adrian is now Director of Dimchurch vineyards at Ebenezer in the northern end of the Barossa Valley. He manages 120 hectares of vines[...]

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Leading Ladies, leading into vintage…

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Harvest is swinging into action, but our Leading Ladies seem to be an unusually relaxed bunch of early-vintage winemakers, with most of them looking forward to events happening after vintage ­– and enjoying the perfect weather. “Exciting times here at[...]

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