Interview with a local business: Gemtree Wines McLaren Flat

Nick van Vliet presents a series of interviews with local businesses in the Willunga, McLaren Vale, Mount Compass & surrounding areas.

Nick visits Gemtree Wines and meets Co-Owner Melissa Brown. Gemtree Wines is built on a passion for the environment and acknowledgement of the importance of the vineyard ecosystem.

 

  

 

Business Name: Gemtree Wines

 

 We have 306 acres of certified organic and biodynamic vineyards. We also have a beautiful ecotrail which is 25 acres which is dedicated to native flora and fauna. 

What is Gemtree Wines?

Gemtree Wines is a family-owned vineyard that is built on a passion for the environment and acknowledgement of the importance of the vineyard ecosystem.

What is your elevator statement?

Growing better wine – naturally

Why did you choose McLaren Flat to set up business in?

I didn’t really choose it. I was very fortunate in that I’m a third-generation grape grower. It chose me really. My parents came here in 1980. Then I joined the family business in the 90’s.

 

Next time you are in McLaren Flat be sure to visit Melissa at Gemtree Wines.  

If you are interested in a change of pace and relocating to McLaren Flat appeals to you, you can view all of our current properties available here. 

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