Seeing that 2012 is the Year of the Farmer, the team from ABC Rural popped into visit us at Oliver’s Taranga to tell a bit of the story of our family that has been on the same property for 170 years.
Dirt Dynasties: Dam salty water leads to sweet wine
By Natalie Oliveri
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Imagine knowing the soil under your feet was the same soil your forefathers walked on 170 years ago. Every day when she shows up to Oliver’s Taranga Vineyard for work, Corrina Wright, a sixth generation winemaker, has this very experience.
Oliver’s Taranga vineyard was born in 1841 when William and Elizabeth Oliver showed up from Scotland, having bought the land at McLaren Vale totally oblivious to Australia’s climate and harsh terrain…
To read, watch and hear more see- http://www.abc.net.au/rural/content/2012/s3470747.htm