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AGL sponsors Music in the Vines and offers bike ride through Macarthur Wind Farm

Marg Mitchell
01 March 2017

AGL Energy (AGL) is proud to be the major sponsor of 2017 Music in the Vines Festival, which is now in its second year. The festival, on 4 March, is held amongst the vineyards of Suffoir Vineyard, two kilometres from Macarthur, Victoria.

AGL is opening the Macarthur Wind Farm on the day so the community can get up close to the local wind farm by starting their day with a bike ride through the turbines.

According to AGL Asset Manager for Wind and Solar, Iain Pople: “Taking in approximately 10 kilometres of established road, the track is great for riders of all experience levels. It’s the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere and makes for a spectacular scene with the bike riders winding around under the turbines. And even better, all riders will receive discounted festival entry.”

The family-friendly festival has a great line-up of regional artists as well as local food and wines from the Henty wine region.

Music in the Vines Festival President, Pieter Badenhorst, said: “We are very excited about AGL supporting us again this year and expect the festival to attract people from wide and far. We have an emerging talent competition and our line-up of performers includes Bec Milly Band, The Settlement and past X Factor runner-up Dean Ray.”

The Macarthur Wind Farm is located at 1850 Macarthur – Hawkesdale Road, Macarthur. The wind farm will be open for the ride between 8am and midday. Contact Hannah Coffey at AGL via hcoffey@agl.com.au to register your interest.

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