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Giant Steps Vineyards

Giant Steps respects the unique characters of each variety, site and vintage through minimal intervention in the winemaking process and meticulous vineyard supervision. An independently owned winery in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, Giant Steps source grapes from estate and leased vineyards in the region. Read more…

De Bortoli Wines

As a third generation family wine company, De Bortoli Wines’ are determined to leave a good legacy for future generations. With vineyards in some of Australia’s best known wine regions, including the Yarra Valley, Hunter Valley and the Riverina, De Bortoli Wines ensure their grapegrowing and winemaking practices are sustainable. Read more…

Mistletoe Wines

Ken Sloan’s fascination with wine started when he was just 8 years old and in 1990 he established Mistletoe Wines with his wife Gwen. Mistletoe Wines recently retained the 5 Red Star rating in James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion, the highest accolade given in the book. Read more…

Kalleske Enterprises Pty Ltd

Ken Sloan’s fascination with wine started when he was just 8 years old and in 1990 he established Mistletoe Wines with his wife Gwen. Mistletoe Wines recently retained the 5 Red Star rating in James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion, the highest accolade given in the book. Read more…

Wild Fox Wines

Ken Sloan’s fascination with wine started when he was just 8 years old and in 1990 he established Mistletoe Wines with his wife Gwen. Mistletoe Wines recently retained the 5 Red Star rating in James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion, the highest accolade given in the book. Read more…

Paxton Vineyards

Paxton Vineyards manage approximately 265ha of wine grapes across 11 sites in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. Paxton Vineyards grow a range of red and white varieties but particularly focus on expressing the characters and quality of wine produced from their Shiraz grapes. Read more…

Treasury Wine Estates

Treasury Wine Estates, part of the Foster’s Group, owns extensive vineyards on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia. Globally, Treasury Wine Estates has more than 12000ha of vineyards and 20 wineries. Read more…

Tyrrell’s Wines

Tyrrell’s wines are one of the most successful privately owned wine companies in Australia, and are based in the Hunter Valley in NSW, a premier wine growing region. Edward Tyrrell founded the family business in 1858 and his great grandson is the current managing director. Read more…

Ticoba Blueberries and Avocados

The rolling green hills of the Comboyne Plateau have highly fertile volcanic soils. With an annual rainfall around 2000mm, Comboyne was originally a prime dairy farming region. Recent years have seen a growth in horticultural production with plantings of avocados, blueberries, macadamias and a range of other fruits and vegetables. Read more…

Fat Goose Fruits

At Fat Goose Fruits in South Australia’s Riverland, many of the trees in their citrus orchard are over 60 years old. They were planted soon after World War 2 by Humphrey Howie’s father. Humphrey and his wife Michelle now own and manage Fat Goose Fruits. Read more…

Regan Ford Olives

Many conventional olive groves are struggling to remain profitable in the face of continually declining international olive oil prices. Dr Derek Fisher, Director of Regans Ford Estate, has taken a different approach to olive plantings and management to minimise their major costs and maximise profitability. Read more…

Food Forest Olives

When the Brookmans started The Food Forest, the organic carbon level was a very low 0.7% and the soil would ‘turn to slush in winter and set like concrete in summer.’ A plough pan at a depth of 150-200mmvvll crop species. Read more…

Cafresco Organics

Maurie Cafra of Cafresco Organics has been growing vegetables at Koo Wee Rup, Victoria for almost 35 years. Cafresco Organics is situated on the reclaimed swamplands of the Koo Wee Rup region at the top of Western Port Bay in Victoria, a region which supplies the majority of Australia’s asparagus. Read more…

Kalleske Enterprises Pty Ltd

The Kalleske family have been growing grapes in South Australia’s Barossa Valley for seven generations. Their oldest vineyard dates back to 1875 and the average vine age is 50 years old. Each generation’s environmentally conscious practices have improved the land for the following generation. Kalleske’s vineyards are certified organic and biodynamic and the winery is also certified organic. Read more…

Wild Fox Wines

Located along the Gawler River, west of the Barossa, Wild Fox Wines is one of South Australia’s oldest certified organic vineyards. Wild Fox Wines need to adhere to strict criteria in the vineyard, the winery and the bottling premises to maintain their certification. Read more…

Cafresco Organics

Maurie Cafra of Cafresco Organics has been growing vegetables at Koo Wee Rup, Victoria for almost 35 years. Cafresco Organics is situated on the reclaimed swamplands of the Koo Wee Rup region at the top of Western Port Bay in Victoria, a region which supplies the majority of Australia’s asparagus. Read more…

Hills Fresh

Hills Fresh is a family business based in Gumeracha in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. The Newmans have been growing in the area for six generations and these days grow lettuces, cauliflowers and leeks which are sold through the Adelaide Produce Markets and local independent grocery stores.. Read more…

Phuong Vo

Phuong Vo has been a greenhouse vegetable grower for over 20 years. He grows capsicums and eggplants in 36 greenhouses in Virginia on the Northern Adelaide Plains of South Australia. At maximum production, two thirds of his greenhouses are planted and one third are fallow. Read more…

Calvaresi and Son

Frank Calvaresi and his brother Bruno have been vegetable growers in the Virginia region of South Australia for the last 25 years. They grow Cos and Iceberg lettuce as well as potatoes under overhead irrigation on the red clay loam and black soils typical of the Northern Adelaide Plains. Read more…

Whitings Farm

Andrew and Linda Whiting run dairy cows on their 300-acre dryland farm at Simpson in the Western District of Victoria. Annual rainfall in the region is approximately 760mm and the pastures, on sandy loam soils, are predominantly ryegrass and white clover with some sub-clover. Read more…

Glenmar Dairy

Adrian and Sue Young own Glenmar Holsteins, a dairy and stud in Glencoe, near Mt Gambier in the south east of South Australia. They milk around 300 cows and their stud has produced multi-award winning dairy cattle. Read more…

Hunter Catchment

Land degradation and erosion are major problems in many areas of the Covering 37,000 square kilometres on the east coast of New South Wales (NSW), the Hunter-Central Rivers region encompasses the Hunter, lower north coast and the central coast regions. Read more…

Sturt Highway

Compost was spread at various locations on a 16km stretch of the Sturt Highway between Gawler and Daveyston, South Australia. The area contained approximately 2.8ha of cut batters – made up of rock, clay and a dispersible sand mix. Approximately 700m3 of compost was spread over the batters with an Express Blower to a total depth of 25mm. Read more…

Adelaide Shores

Covering 135 hectares of Adelaide’s West Beach, Adelaide Shores encompasses golf courses, sports fields and recreation reserves as well as a caravan park, resort and function centre. The area is a destination for tourists and locals who come to relax and play along this stretch of Adelaide’s coastline. Turf is an important part of the look and functionality of the precinct. Adelaide Shores are interested in reducing synthetic inputs and improving the health and structure of their soils used to grow turf. Read more…