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Milestones and Media Coverage

A rollcall of major accolades and media coverage over the years:

Lonely Planet: 2017 Region of the Year
South Australia named as Lonely Planet's 2017 Region of the Year, it what was a turning point in the international recognition of South Australia.

Trivago 2017 Top Destinations in Australia
McLaren Vale the only South Australian region to be highlighted

Wine Enthusiast: 2018 International Wine Region of the Year
McLaren Vale, the only South Australian region to be nominated.

Vogue China
McLaren Vale Grape Wine & Tourism Association hosted the Editor in Chief, Angelica Cheung in late December, in McLaren Vale.

Great Wine Capitals of the World – Best of Wine Tourism Awards
4 out of 7 state winners were from McLaren Vale and 1 of the 7 global Awards were awarded to a McLaren Vale business.

Exports (MAT) $100m in McLaren Vale bottle wine export
A milestone for McLaren Vale.

Department of Premier and Cabinet Visit to McLaren Vale
The Premier of South Australia visited McLaren Vale to speak to the media about McLaren Vale's recent export successes and the State’s $50m Project investments.

National Geographic Traveller 2019 World's Best Food Destination
McLaren Vale was the only Australia region to be highlighted.

RAC 'Horizons' Magazine - Feel Good McLaren Vale
Words by Susan Gough Henly
Published by RAC Horizons Magazine, Perth
October 13, 2022

Coastal Vines
Words by Susan Gough Henly
Published by Gourmet Traveller
January 10, 2022