About CGWI

Coonawarra Grape and Wine Incorporated (CGWI), trading as Coonawarra Vignerons is an amalgamation of the former Coonawarra Vignerons Association and the Coonawarra Grapegrowers Association. CGWI officially came into being in December 2013.

CGWI is the entity that supports local grapegrowers and winemakers by facilitating the promotion, marketing, technical innovation, finances and administration associated with the Coonawarra wine region membership.

Integral to CGWI is protecting the integrity, and enhancing the reputation, of Coonawarra as a fine wine region.

Our Vision

Coonawarra will be nationally and internationally sought-after as a progressive, worldclass winegrowing region, whose unique culture is embodied in its wine and in its
people. The place is a coveted world wine destination for consumers and wine trade.
Discover the Coonawarra Effect.

Our Role

Promotion of the Coonawarra wine region and its wines.
Best practice Grape and Wine production.
Policy development and implementation.

CGWI Board Members

Pete Balnaves (President)
John Innes (Treasurer)
Peter Weinberg
Sally MacLeod
Emma Bowen
Steven Raidis
Daniel Redman
Benjamin Harris
Luke Tocaciu

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