News and Events

Category: News and Events

Jul 26
2023 Business Awards

Nominations for the 2023 McLaren Vale Business Awards are now open – use the link below to vote! This year, we’ve added a new category – Health & Well Being. So now there are now 10 categories including Employee & Business of the Year. Thank you to all our generous sponsors for their support.

Nov 27
2022 Business Awards Winners

On Friday, 28 October over 130 members and invited guests attended the annual McLaren Vale Business Awards. The McLaren Vale Business Awards have been running since 2003 to celebrate the quiet achievers in our beautiful region.  With excellent support from the local business community, the volunteer committee co-ordinate the Awards program annually.  Businesses are nominated […]

Nov 05
McLaren Vale Christmas Parade 2022

The McLaren Vale Christmas Parade came back on Sunday 11 December 2022 and it was a triumph! With over 35 entries, Main Road came alive with dancers, bands, and beautifully decorated cars and trucks.  Father Christmas was enthusiastically welcomed to town by over 1500 spectators who lined the street.

Jul 06
Vintage & Classic Fundraising Results

Through the wineries, entrants, sponsors, volunteers and the charity dinner we were able to raise $20,000.  An awesome result.The following donations will be made:- McLaren Vale & District War Memorial Hospital $13,000 to upgrade the front driveway and car park and Southern Koala Rescue $5,000 to purchase and install a rainwater tank.  McLaren Vale and McLaren Flat CFS Brigades […]

Jul 05
2020/21 Reflection & achievements

Thank you to our Members who have already renewed their MVBTA Membership – your support is much appreciated. Our committee is proud to reflect on the achievements of 2020/21 and look forward to a fantastic year ahead with our Members. Negotiations with Council have resulted in a number of initiatives around making the Main Rd […]

Feb 01
Vintage & Classic Charity Lunch with Craig Lowndes

The McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic will hold their annual Charity Lunch on Sunday the 25th of April at Serafino Winery for an exciting afternoon of fine food and wine, live and silent auction raffles, multiple giveaway’s and special guest speaker, champion V8 Supercars driver, Craig Lowndes. Starting at 12pm, guests will enjoy a delicious three-course […]

Jan 05
#selfiewithsanta competition

Congratulations to Lynda from Heart & Soul in McLaren Vale – winner of our #selfiewithsanta #mainroadmclarenvale competition. Lynda chose Christmas Eve to catch a photo with Santa and her kids in the Piazza della Valle in McLaren Vale. Thank you to everyone who submitted a pic – we hope you and your families enjoyed the […]

Dec 03
Chalk Hill wines – Bushing King & Queen 2020

Tom Harvey & Renae Hirsch from Chalk Hill Wines laying their paver along Main Road McLaren Vale. Family owned and estate grown winery, Chalk Hill were crowned as the 2020 Bushing Monarchs with their 2019 Alpha Crucis Old Vine Grenache.  “It’s a pinch yourself moment but we’ve been working towards this position over the past […]

Dec 03
Christmas in the Piazza

This years Christmas Celebrations take a different shape along Main Road McLaren Vale this year – unfortunately we are not holding our annual Xmas Parade, however with support from the City of Onkaparinga we have a wonderful lighting installation and giant “Selfie Santa” in the Piazza for all of the community to enjoy! Tag your […]