Retallack Viticulture


Weekender Courier: Mary to be keynote speaker

GrapeGrowers and Vignerons: Network idea wins top prize

The Canberra Times: Turning women on to wine

RM Williams Outback Magazine: Women of Wine

The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society: Women in the wine sector get their own network

The Australian: Woman of vines to inspire new crop

The Advertiser: Mary Retallack wins top rural award for her vintage idea

Media Release: Viticulturist wins 2012 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award

Media Release: Viticulturist named Rural Woman of the Year

Weekly Times: Retallack wins SA Rural Women's Award

The Advertiser: Loss inspires Mary to success

The Courier: Crafers viticulturist named SA's top rural woman

The Murray Pioneer: $10K flowing to women in wine

RIRDC: RIRDC Rural Women's Award profile


RIRDC: Profile of Mary Retallack, 2012 RIRDC Rural Women's Award national winner


RIRDC: Mary Retallack addressing the 2013 National Celebatory Dinner in the Great Hall, Parliament House on 16 October 2013.


ABC Landline: Pick of the Bunch, story by Pip Courtney

PIRSA: SA Rural Women's Award winner 2012 - Mary Retallack


ABC Women on Wednesday, Mary Retallack: with Annabelle Homer

ABC Rural, Rural woman recognised: with Jessica Swan

ABC Bush Telegraph, SA wine wins another award: with Cameron Wilson

Breakfast on Radio Adelaide: Wine women and awards  

Recent Press:

RIRDC Rural Diversity Magazine Summer 2013: Issue No 10

(March 2013)

Rural Women's Award continues to inspire and empower.
The Australian & NZ Grapegrower & Winemaker

(November 2012)

Supporting women in wine
The Courier

(February 2012)

Wine advisor on rural award shortlist
The Stock Journal

(February 2012)

Mary makes mark on SA ag
The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker

(March 2010)

Profile: Meet Mary Retallack
Australian Viticulture

(Sept / Oct 2009

Young leader forecasts positive future for Australian
viticulture businesses.
GrapeGrowers & Vignerons

(August 2009)

'People power' needed
in tough economic times.

Retallack Viticulture prides itself on fostering long-term working relationships.

white wine grapes


Investing in people!

I am interested in unlocking the potential of people within the Australian wine sector.

Please let me know if you are interested in developing your leadership skills or aspire to make a difference. I am happy to chat and share my experiences, meet for an informal cuppa or put you in touch with someone who may be able to help you on your way!


Mary has been involved in the following:

Director, Wine Australia (2015) Director, Australian Wine Research Institute (2015) Advisory Board Member, Women of the Vine Global Symposium (2014) Director of Wine Communicators of Australia (2013) Member, South Australian Wine Industry Council (2013) Advisory Group Member, National Rural Womens' Coalition 'Networking the Networks' (2014) Editorial Panel, Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker Journal (2012) Wine Grape Growers Australia Decision Support Network (2012) RIRDC Rural Woman of the Year, South Australia and National winner (2012) Adelaide University Wine Alumni Steering Committee (2011) Non-Executive Director of the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (2008 to 2011). Australian Rural Leadership Program - Course 15 (2008-2009) Future Leaders – Succession for the Australian Wine Sector - Course 2 (2007). Pathways to Rural Leadership Program (2007).


Please contact me if you wish to find out more about any of these organisations.

RIRDC: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award, National winner (October 2012)

RIRDC: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award, South Australia winner(February 2012)


Australian Rural Leadership Program - Course 15 (2008/09)

Future Leaders – Succession for the Australian Wine Sector (2007)

DAFF - Pathways to Rural Leadership Program (2007)





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