Member Q & A

This month we hear from Reeti Gupta, Business Manager from St Maur Estate Wines a boutique family owned winery in Sutton Forest. Tell us a little bit about St Maur Wines? St Maur is a boutique family owned winery producing small batch, handcrafted cool climate wines. Established in 1998, St Maur’s philosophy is making luxury […]


We’d like to welcome new members The Fold Southern Highlands and congratulate them on a successful launch just before Christmas. Their new and vibrant local content platform is all about ‘love living local’, designed to promote the amazing businesses, events and people in the Highlands. They are getting great traction, so we encourage you to check them out and […]


Our skills subcommittee is headed by Stephen Lowe from the University of Wollongong and Lyn Watson of Highlands Recruitment.  At their last meeting, it was identified that one of the core needs of our members is adult re-education and hospitality training. In response to this we have reached out to a new hospitality training company […]


The Executive have been working hard to help members connect and collaborate with other local businesses. Most recently we have been working with Brillig Farm who have joined the Sutton Forest Cluster of the Southern Highlands Food and Wine Clusters. Brillig Farm have a wide array of extraordinary produce and we’ve been assisting them with […]


Once again, we have achieved significant media coverage for our members and the Southern Highlands Food and Wine Clusters. We are well supported by local media and as part of SHFWC membership, members also have access to PR support at the launch of each cluster. Below are some highlights for your reading pleasure! A Complete […]

Recent Chamber Highlights

We’ve been working with the newly established Retail Alliance (RA). Valuable insights have been gained from Susie Anderson and Genevieve & Simon from Mossy and Anna and Ursula of Made by Others Moss Vale Chamber has been working towards buying Christmas decorations and having them installed in addition to the council banners Working with RA […]

Moss Vale Retail Alliance

Earlier in the year Chamber Vice President, Bronwyn and I did a walk-through of the Moss Vale shopping precinct to talk to members about what they wanted the Chamber to assist them with. The feedback indicated that there was a need for a Moss Vale Retail Alliance within the Chamber and so over the last […]

Plans for 2018

As this is the last newsletter for 2017 I thought I would share with you some of the initiatives as a Chamber we plan to work on in 2018. As mentioned earlier we plan to expand the retail activation plan we are currently developing with the Moss Vale Retail Alliance. We are continuing to grow […]

In the News

It’s always great to be able to share with you the media coverage that we get for our clusters. See below for a selection of the most recent coverage: Southern Highland Fling | The Weekend Australian NSW Regional Food Brillig Farm | My Kitchen Stories Get Outta Town, A Road Trip to the Southern Highlands […]