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“St Hugo wines are prized by wine collectors and connoisseurs for their profound depth, intensity and complexity.”

St Hugo

St Hugo

Born to a family whose very name is rooted in Australian wine history, Hugo Gramp lived and worked his entire life in the Barossa Valley. Hugo’s grandfather, Johann Gramp, planted his first vines in 1847, and started the wine business that would later be called Gramp & Sons.

At just twenty-five years of age, Gramp was appointed managing director of Gramp & Sons. On October 25 1938, he was flying from Adelaide to Melbourne when the Kyeema plane he was travelling on crashed into Mount Dandenong, taking the lives of all eighteen passengers on board.

In 1983, Gramp’s legacy was honoured by the release of the first St Hugo wine. Crafted from the outstanding 1980 vintage, the St Hugo Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon was hailed for its power and elegance.

Recognised as ‘excellent’ by the Langtons Classification for its distinct character and cellar-ability, every single vintage of St Hugo Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon released since 1980 has won a gold medal. Its premium collection of Australian wines are prized for their power and elegance.

With an entrepreneurial spirit and a quest for excellence, Gramp was the inspiration behind the new additions to the St Hugo range, including exceptional red wines from his beloved home in the Barossa Valley. Today, St Hugo wines are prized by wine collectors and connoisseurs for their profound depth, intensity and complexity.

Today, more than thirty-five vintages on, St Hugo continues to set the benchmark for excellence in Australian cabernet sauvigon, as well as award-winning shiraz, riesling and chardonnay.

In 2016, a new milestone was marked by the opening of the home of St Hugo. Visitors can experience the enterprising spirit of Hugo Gramp in the beautifully restored ironstone building, which features a private tasting area, fine dining restaurant and luxurious wine lounge.

Tasting Notes

⇐ 2016 St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon

Generous and balanced with rich fruit and excellent regional and varietal integrity, the bouquet of ripe raspberry has hints of blackberry fruit. It is complemented by cooling dried herbs. On the palate, generous red fruits are supported by a backbone of fine tannins and complemented by subtle oak.

⇐ 2016 St Hugo Barossa Shiraz

The 2016 vintage has yielded a wine of precision and concentration with effortless aging assured. Fresh, bright and spiced aromas lead to blue fruits on the palate and fine tannins with fully immersed barrel complexity.

⇐2010 St Hugo Vetus Purum Cabernet Sauvignon

A wine of character and distinction, the 2010 St Hugo Vetus Purum Cabernet Sauvignon is intense and multifaceted. Notes of blackcurrant and cedar are interwoven into a sophisticated expression that constantly intrigues.

⇐ 2018 St Hugo Eden Valley Riesling

An outstanding example of a modern Australian riesling with great cellaring potential. The chalky acidity and mineral character of the palate, brought to the fore by careful winemaking, reflect the quality of the Eden Valley fruit. Crisp aromas of bath salts are fleshed out with the floral notes of jasmine and fragrant citrus.



Getting There
2141 Barossa Valley Way,
Rowland Flat

Contact Details
Tel: (08) 8115 9200
Email: sthugo@sthugo.com
Website: www.sthugo.com

Cellar Door
Open 10:30am–4:30pm daily
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Wine-centric cuisine
Open 12:00pm–3:00pm Thursday to Monday, 6:00pm onwards Friday and Saturday
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Weddings & Functions
Max 50 seated


Additional Features
Guided tour and tastings, Chef Table dining, St Hugo & Riedel Masterclass and tailormade wine experiences with the estate’s winemaker