Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Blaufrankish at Hahndorf Hill

Hahndorf Hill Winery's new-wave red wine – the Blaufränkisch 2008 – will be released at the Adelaide Hills Winter Reds festival on 24 and 25th July 2010.

Their Blaufränkisch 2008 has already won a Gold Medal at the 2010 International Cool Climate Wine Show, as well as being awarded Top of Class in the 2010 Australian Boutique Wine Awards. Also known as Lemberger in Germany, this varietal is only grown in Australia at their Hahndorf vineyard!

At the Winter Reds festival they will also be conducting a vertical tasting of Shiraz and presenting a special ChocoVino and Shiraz experience. For more information on Hahndorf Hill Winery's participation in the Winter Reds festival, visit the Adelaide Hills Wine Region

Monday, July 19, 2010

Chester Osborn Pine's for Wine

Normally at this time of year Chester Osborn would be putting his highly trained taste buds to work for South Australia's d'Arenberg winery. But Mr Osborn, chief winemaker at the McLaren Vale winery, south of Adelaide, has been sidelined from sipping duties by a mystery reaction to pine nuts that makes everything taste metallic.

Find out about the impact on d'Arenberg with the full story in The Australian.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Adelaide Hills Wine Expo

On July 11 2010 as part of the Winter Reds event for Adelaide Hills Wine Region, enjoy a day of fabulous wine & produce at the Arkaba hotel. Taste wines from over 50 wineries from arguably one of the best cool climate wine regions’ in the world.

Some of our favourite producers will be attending, including; Henschke, Fox Gordon, Shaw & Smith, and The Lane. Also available will be a range of wine master classes covering Sparkling wines, alternative varieties and Pinot Noir.

Venue Arkaba Hotel, 150 Glen Osmond Rd, Fullarton
Time 11am - 4pm, 11 July
Price $20pp including Spiegelau glass

T 08 8338 1100
E tania@arkabahotel.com.au

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Degustion Barossa 2010

You are invited to join "Degustation Barossa" SALA 2010, showcasing the best art, wine and food the Barossa has to offer on Friday July 30th 2010. This event will be part of the SALA Festival which celebrates South Australia's living artists.

A limited number of tickets are now on sale for $60 pp. Included in the ticket price is a glass of wine, a course of food and exclusive first access for purchase to the exhibitions at each of the six wineries on the trail.

Participating wineries include St Hallet Wines, Kabminye Wines, Turkey Flat Vineyards, Peter Lehmann Wines, Whistler, and Hentley Farm.

For more details or to purchase your ticket please contact: Peter Lehmann wines on 08 8563 2100.