Congratulations to University of Adelaide Wine Alumna Mary Retallack on being recognised in the 2017 Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame honours list.
Mary is the viticulturist and Managing Director of Retallack Viticulture, which offers a broad range of viticultural services throughout Australia. She is also a Director of Wine Australia, and a member of the Adelaide University Wine Alumni Steering Group.
Mary has worked in the wine business for decades in a wide range of practical, extension, consultancy, and research roles and in 2012 won the Rural Woman of the Year Award.
Mary is also currently a PhD candidate with the School of Ag, Food and Wine studying the use of native insectary plants to boost the presence of “good bugs” in the vineyard.
The Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame is coordinated by businesswoman mentoring company, HerBusiness. Hall of Fame inductees need to be: founders or business owners who have demonstrated they are exemplary in their field; making new pathways; mentors among mentors of other women; demonstrate inspiring and aspiring business journeys and trailblazers.