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End of the Road for Coonawarra Vineyards?

Tyson Stelzer
Issue: December 31, 2008

Vineyards in South Australia's Coonawarra region are under threat from a proposal to build a highway bypass around the nearby town of Penola. The local council has recently initiated a compulsory acquisition of more than 50 acres of terra rossa vineyard land, sparking a fierce response from vineyard owners.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 1, 2008.

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