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

Relationships Steeped in History

Relationships Steeped in History

Peter Lehmann WinesThis past year of 2023 was an important chapter in the Peter Lehmann Wines story with the release of the 2017 Stonewell Shiraz, celebrating thirty vintages of the signature variety. When Peter Lehmann started making wine in 1980, a large focus was...

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The Taste of Coonawarra

The Taste of Coonawarra

Bowen EstateFrom its beginnings in the early 1970s, Bowen Estate has built an enviable reputation for producing wines of exceptional quality, deservedly recognised as classic coonawarra. With a firm belief that quality begins in the vineyard, owner and viticulturalist...

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A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

ArtwineAfter years of producing fruit for its varietal, in 2023, Artwine cellar door turned ten years old. It’s hard to believe what Artwine has achieved in that time, especially after launching its label in 2009. The first plantings of its alternative varieties...

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Discover the Taste of the Barossa

Discover the Taste of the Barossa

Rolf BinderExperience an indulgent day of tasting wine and food at three of the Barossa Valley's most highly regarded wineries on the Taste & Graze Barossa Food and Wine Trail. The day starts at Grant Burge for a delicious chocolate and wine tasting of four...

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Into the Eco-Garden

Into the Eco-Garden

Patrick of CoonawarraAs a certified member of Sustainable Winegrowers Australia, Patrick of Coonawarra is dedicated to environmental stewardship. Understanding the delicate balance between nature and grape growing, the company has established an eco-garden at the...

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The Brandy Spirit

The Brandy Spirit

Majella WinesMajella has recently expanded its offerings by adding a pot still to its infrastructure. Brian ‘Prof’ Lynn was approached about the possibility of Majella producing a gin, and initially Prof was sceptical. After some contemplation, a stunning pot still...

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Feelin’ Fortified

Feelin’ Fortified

1847 Wines Chateau Yaldara celebrates its heritage and prestigious fortified wine collection with a new experience like no other – the ‘Feeling Fortified Experience’.

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The Art Of Blending

The Art Of Blending

Soul Growers is proud to announce that the team have recently mastered a fine craft, commonly known in the wine realm as ‘the art of blending’.

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Savour The Red Acre

Savour The Red Acre

Hoggies Estate Wines is thrilled to be celebrating the release of its 2019 Red Acre Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.

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A Barrel Of Magic

A Barrel Of Magic

Whistling Kite Biodynamic Wines is thrilled to present an amazing opportunity to become directly involved in the winemaking process to its customers.

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A Tale Of Duality

A Tale Of Duality

Patrick of Coonawarra is proud to unveil its latest addition, the creative Méthode Range, as well as the winery’s rebrand, which aims to simultaneously pay tribute to the past while nodding to the future.

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A Fresh Future

A Fresh Future

As a Certified Organic and Certified Biodynamic winery, Bassham Wines has a long history of producing sustainably grown and environmentally conscious wines.

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A Win For The Wetlands

A Win For The Wetlands

Big things are happening at Banrock Station this year, the most notable of which is the winery’s recent win of the Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices award in the 2022 South Australia Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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A New Monolith On The Market

A New Monolith On The Market

Liebherr is excited to introduce the Monolith Wine Cabinet to the Australian market, providing wine connoisseurs a sophisticated way to store their collection.

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The Modern Way To Cellar

The Modern Way To Cellar

Since its establishment ten years ago, Grand Cru has always aimed to serve the most devoted of wine lovers with only the very best in wine fridges.

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Gifts Of The Guroo Project

Gifts Of The Guroo Project

After a successful inaugural three years of its Guroo Project, The Stoke Wines is excited to introduce the next esteemed winemaker to take the reins in 2022.

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You Had Me At Eco

You Had Me At Eco

Koonara Wines is proud to announce that it was recently a finalist for the 2020 Vineyard of the Year Awards by Young Gun of Wine, specifically for its wine ‘Ambriel’s Gift’.

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Immersed In The Vines

Immersed In The Vines

Amongst the two beautiful terroirs of DOWIE DOOLE is a unique new cellar door experience, where visitors from far and wide are welcome to enjoy a glass right amongst the vineyards.

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A Return To The Vines

A Return To The Vines

Doc Adams Wines has returned to its roots and is now making a premium single vineyard shiraz from the family-owned estate that produced medal- and trophy-winning wines in the early days of this sensational brand.

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A Homestead Holiday

A Homestead Holiday

Angas Plains Wines is proud to welcome visitors to stay for more than just a tasting, with accommodation available in the beautiful century-old homestead located in the heart of the vineyard.

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Lift Your Spirits

Lift Your Spirits

After more than twenty years producing incredible wines and establishing itself as one of Australia’s largest wineries, Salena Estate has embarked on a new venture.

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Here’s To The Bio Project

Here’s To The Bio Project

Paying homage to its recent Bio Project, and the Davey brothers’ dedication to sustainable grape growing, native revegetation and biodiversity in the vineyard, Shingleback Wine has created a new range of the same name.

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Sleek And Timeless

Sleek And Timeless

Available in a range of sizes, and showcasing the best of modern technology, Liebherr’s wine cabinets are a perfect way to store your collection.

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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.

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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.

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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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