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Finding Riverland, the giant SA wine region you’ve never heard of

One of the most important people in the transformation of the Riverland is a humble, quietly spoken man called Ashley Ratcliff, former production manager for the large Yalumba winery and a fierce advocate for alternative grape varieties and thinking differently.

The Man from the Murray River

Ashley Ratcliff manages the Oxford Landing Winery at Nuriootpa. His weekend pursuit is a world away from that: a boutique vineyard at Barmera.
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The Grape Grower Who Refuse To Be Crushed

South Australian grape grower Ashley Ratcliff has been named the Farming Ahead Australian Horticulturist of the Year at the Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards.
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Viticulturist Finalist for Horticulture FOTY

A South Australian viticulturist has been named as a finalist for Horticultural Grower of the Year in this year’s Farmer of the Year awards.  Ashley Ratcliff is a passionate advocate for the Riverland wine industry.  His property, Ricca Terra farms, in Barmera, is a hub for water-use efficiency and exciting new varieties of wine.
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