Wine Companion Reviews

Each year around the end of July, wineries wait in eager anticipation for the release of the annual Wine Companion book authored by world renowned Australian wine critic James Halliday. The book rates pretty much every new release wine on the Australian market and is widely regarded as the industry bible.

 

Check out what Halliday had […]

By |August 15th, 2012|awards, promotions|0 Comments

From the Tasting Bench

Allan has been in the museum cellar again, and just had to let you know he uncorked 2 cracking wines- the Chardonnay ’06 and the Cabernets ’06. So for those of you who happen to be lucky enough to still have these wines in your cellar, treat yourself for the Festive season and crack open […]

By |March 2nd, 2012|wine|0 Comments

Cabernets 2008 featured in Australia’s Wine Business Magazine

We were thrilled to discover that our Cabernets ’08 was featured in the ‘Mixed Bunch’ section of Australia’s Wine Business Magazine this month!

 

The review reads as follows:

 

“Violets, mint, mulberry, nougat oak. Palate and bouquet double up on descriptors, with the texture fine, smooth and shapely with lingering spice to finish.”

 

Sounds delicious! Read more about our […]

By |December 9th, 2011|reviews, wine|0 Comments

2008 Big Reds – Helen’s Hill Cabernets

2008 Helen’s Hill Cabernets – the making of a traditional red wine

Unlike our Shiraz which we release some 6 months after bottling, our Cabernets does not see the light of day for some 2-3 years after we put it into bottle. The richness of the Shiraz flavours allow for drinking enjoyment at an early age, while the wine […]

By |August 18th, 2009|news, vineyard, wine, winemaking|0 Comments

At Last; A Life Style Activity

Often have I heard the cliche’ “times may be tough for vineyard/wine producers but think about the life style benefits”. Yeah right! This is usually said by our customers as they stand in our cellar door having  just come down from our restaurant where they enjoyed a beautiful lunch looking out at our weed free […]

By |July 29th, 2009|news, wine|0 Comments