South Australia has become a prominent, world-wide producer of Australian wines. The region boasts some of the very best varietals Australia has to offer, with many wineries marking their mark across the globe, winning international awards as well as local trophies. With every year, the South Australian wine industry continues to flourish.

In the posts below, you’ll find out the latest news from the local wineries, including boutique vineyards winning awards, wineries that are hosting events or concerts in the coming months, and exciting renovations of cellar doors and restaurants, as well as many more.

A quick scroll will show you just how much is happening in the fruitful wineries throughout South Australia, from the lush, sprawling hills of the Barossa Valley, to the famous terra rossa soil of Coonawarra. If you want to find out where you can catch a local band while enjoying a nice glass of award-winning cabernet sauvignon, or would like to know what bottle would be best to indulge in this month, simply scroll down the list of news and you’ll be sure to find your inspiration.

If you’re after more information on the featured wineries, be sure to click the ‘See Winery Profile’ button in each individual newsflash. Each profile includes the cellar door address, contact details and opening hours for your convenience.

You’ll also find a brief editorial about the winery and its history in the local area. At the bottom of the profile, you can view the tasting notes for up to four wines that have been expertly chosen by the winery to portray their best.

To learn more about the minds behind the wine, head over to the Meet The Winemakers section, where you’ll find interviews with some of South Australia’s most prestigious winemakers.

Also available, are recent articles and recipes that are sure to suit everyone’s tastes.​

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE LOCAL WINE INDUSTRY

Sleek and Timeless

Sleek and Timeless

LIEBHERRAvailable in a range of sizes, and showcasing the best of modern technology, Liebherr’s wine cabinets are a perfect way to store your collection. Featuring new and exclusive TipOpen technology, the company’s built-in wine cabinets are as simple to open as a...

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Treat Your Tastebuds

Treat Your Tastebuds

SHINGLEBACK WINEExperience WineFood, the unique food and wine journey at Shingleback Wine. Chef Horst’s WineFood concept is designed to enhance the enjoyment of both wine and food by creating an aromatic, wine-friendly menu. Upon arrival, enjoy a wine tasting in the...

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An Auspicious Anniversary

An Auspicious Anniversary

BARRISTERS BLOCK2019 marked the ten-year anniversary of Barristers Block. The cellar door began modestly, with a humble range of wine and a minimalist cellar door, located in the property’s old dairy building. Today, the newly renovated cellar door is set amongst...

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New Addition to the Family

New Addition to the Family

AMADIO WINESAmadio Wines is excited to introduce a new edition to the ‘Vino di Famiglia’ range; pecorino, an alternate Italian variety. Native to Italy’s eastern coastal regions, the white grape variety produces a dry, mineral wine that features a bright acidity and...

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Salena’s Stellar New Cellar

Salena’s Stellar New Cellar

SALENA ESTATESalena Estate is pleased to announce the opening of its new cellar door and restaurant, Cucina 837 at Salena. Following months of construction work, the beautiful new cellar door has taken shape, with truly breathtaking details and stunning stonework...

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Showcasing Some Soul

Showcasing Some Soul

Soul Growers is delighted to announce its exceptional results in the 2020 edition of the Halliday Wine Companion. The winery has retained its 5-star rating and has been awarded 92 points or more for fourteen of its wines, placing it amongst the best of the Barossa and...

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A Superb Vintage

A Superb Vintage

Peter Thompson Wines is delighted to announce the release of its highly anticipated 2018 Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and 2018 Coonawarra Shiraz. 2018 was a superb vintage for Peter Thompson Wines, with a range of outstanding-quality wines produced. The company is...

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The Islander Estate Vineyards News

The Islander Estate Vineyards News

The Islander Estate Vineyards is the Halliday Wine Companion’s highest-rated Kangaroo Island winery, known for its elegant and powerful cool-climate wines created by Bordeaux winemaker Jacques Lurton. The Cygnet River Tasting Room is a popular stop for guided tastings...

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Celebrating Sixty Vintages

Celebrating Sixty Vintages

Wynns Coonawarra Estate is one of the very few wine producers in the world able to boast a sixty-vintage-long line-up of a highly benchmarked wine. In July 2017 at the estate’s cellars, Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon was opened and carefully...

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The Road To Organic Certification

The Road To Organic Certification

Hayes Family Wines has an uncompromising focus on producing the best wines possible, wines that display fruit purity and balance, that convey the characteristics of the vineyards, and will age well and improve with time in the cellar. The latest step in this journey...

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Outstanding Performance

Outstanding Performance

Langmeil Winery’s The Freedom 1843 Shiraz was elevated to Outstanding in Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine VII. The wine encapsulates contemporary Barossa style. Based on low-yielding ancestor vines planted in 1843, the wine references the past by harnessing...

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Joeys Welcome

Joeys Welcome

The cellar door at Dudley Wines, on Kangaroo Island, has always been family friendly, but these days children are enjoying the visit just as much as their parents, with the recent installation of a nature playground. The playground features an above-ground cubby, a...

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Match Made In Heaven

Match Made In Heaven

In 2019, St Hallett celebrates its 75th birthday as a proud producer of premium Barossa shiraz. To mark this milestone and the multiple recent medals awarded to St Hallett for producing exceptional food-pairing wines, the winery has combined forces with Barossa native...

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Award-Winning Wines and Winemakers

Award-Winning Wines and Winemakers

In 2018, the highly coveted reigns of the Petaluma senior winemaker role was passed from Andrew Hardy to the charismatic Mike Mudge. No stranger to Petaluma, Mudge previously held fort as the winery’s sparkling winemaker and site manager. Now in his 30th year at...

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Remarkable Rosé

Remarkable Rosé

Greenock Creek is excited to introduce a rosé to its portfolio for the very first time. The 2019 Roennfeldt Road Shiraz Rosé, features aromas of guava, pomegranate and anise, and was made for immediate drinking. This launch is an exciting step forward for Greenock...

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Award-Winning Alternatives

Award-Winning Alternatives

Artwine is renowned as a leader in innovation, introducing new-emerging varieties to Australia’s wine scene, and was duly recognised in 2018 with a total of six trophies across multiple wine shows. Artwine’s 2018 In the Groove Gruner Veltliner performed exceptionally...

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Indulge In-House

Indulge In-House

Beresford Estate is pleased to announce the redevelopment of Beresford House – a luxury retreat nestled within the majestic vineyards of a seventy-acre working vineyard. Located in the world-class wine region of McLaren Vale, Beresford House has recently been...

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Powered By The Sun

Powered By The Sun

With the livelihood of vignerons dictated by the climate and condition of the air and soil, it was a natural progression for Barossa Valley producer Izway Wines to consider the environment when building its winery and cellar door. Thanks to the implementation of...

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A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

The 2019 vintage at Katnook Estate marks an exciting new phase in the company’s history, as it is Tim Heath’s first full vintage as seniorwinemaker. The team also welcomed Dan McNichol, a recent graduate from the University of Adelaide’s winemaking degree, as...

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