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.