Margaret Lehmann, guest speaker at Barossa Conference

Margaret is one of Barossa’s food and wine pioneers, a champion of its preservation and was an integral part of the growth of Peter Lehmann Wines.

We have what I call the up and coming generation who are in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. I can say that because I am much older! They are really switched on. And the other thing is because so many people are 4th, 5th, 6th generation, coming up 7th generation – before the Barossa had been primarily a grape producing region – vignerons sold to wineries. And gradually the kids either are going to keep going as is or are going to seize control of their own vineyards. So there has been a proliferation of smaller producers – vigneron kids making wine under their own name.
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