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Tourism body promotes ‘unified’ voice through new program

Tourism body promotes ‘unified’ voice through new program

DESTINATION Riverland (DR) last week launched a new, innovative program that offers marketing opportunities to local operators through a collaborative approach.

CCW and Accolade turn to pricing expert… Circuit breaker called in

A RIVERLAND-based co-operative and local winery giant have now selected an independent industry expert to oversee winegrape prices through a dispute process aimed at breaking the deadlock.

CCW’s mammoth makeover

AN almost 100-year-old Riverland based co-op is currently undergoing a complete rebrand to showcase local winegrape growers online through a “fresh” new profile.

Local highways on ‘most dangerous’ list

THE Riverland hosts two of the state’s top 10 worst regional highways, according to a recent RAA report.

Kym hooks top honour

BARMERA’S well-known recreational fisher Kym Manning was lured to the town’s lakefront on Saturday to be officially recognised as Berri Barmera Council’s 2019 Citizen of the Year.

Beloved teacher humbled by OAM

RENMARK woman Ellen Traeger has been recognised for her long and dedicated service to the Riverland community by being named a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) recipient.

Irrigators gauge water security

THE expansion of tree crop plantations – including almonds – across the Riverland is sparking water security concerns among local irrigators, according to a wine industry expert.

Extreme heat no grape concern

A RIVERLAND grape grower says 2019’s vintage is looking “promising” despite the region sweltering from a consistent dry spell of 40C-plus temperatures.