Cast your vote for the Vale or Willunga

Published on 07 October 2020

Cast your vote for the Vale or Willunga
McLaren Vale and Willunga need your support!

The iconic towns have been nominated for the 2020 South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year award and you can help them lift the crown by casting your vote now.

The award, presented by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) and Solstice Media, recognises SA towns that excel in agricultural practices and the positive flow-on effect they have on communities.

McLaren Vale is a premium grape growing and food production area, renowned for some of the world’s best wines produced from some of the world’s oldest grape vines.

In 2018 McLaren Vale yielded $22.8 million in wine grape crops, and 190 local producers exported 12.8 million litres of wine.

Almost 40 per cent of the town’s vineyards are certified organic/biodynamic (compared to four per cent nationally), which has helped built the McLaren Vale’s clean, green and sustainable reputation internationally.

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