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.
THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE LOCAL WINE INDUSTRY
Successful wine tourism model sees Barristers Block in the Adelaide Hills acquire Boston Bay Wines in Port Lincoln
Barristers Block Premium WinesFounder and Owner, Jan Allen said that wine tourism is at the heart and soul of what they do at Barristers Block, and this acquisition provides an opportunity to replicate the integrated tourism experience, providing the same quality...
Angas Plains Wines in conjunction with the Langhorne Creek Cellar Treasure Event is excited to announce that the winery will have live music on 20th August at the winery’s cellar door.
Angas Plains Wines is excited to be hosting its Winemaker Dinner for a small group of guests on Friday the 5th of August and Friday the 26th August 2022.
1847 Wines Chateau Yaldara celebrates its heritage and prestigious fortified wine collection with a new experience like no other – the ‘Feeling Fortified Experience’.
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’.
Hoggies Estate Wines is thrilled to be celebrating the release of its 2019 Red Acre Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.
Whistling Kite Biodynamic Wines is thrilled to present an amazing opportunity to become directly involved in the winemaking process to its customers.
Bay of Shoals Wines is excited to have witnessed its more unusual grape varieties gain great results in the 2021 and 2022 James Halliday Wine Companion.
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.
As a Certified Organic and Certified Biodynamic winery, Bassham Wines has a long history of producing sustainably grown and environmentally conscious wines.
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.
Liebherr is excited to introduce the Monolith Wine Cabinet to the Australian market, providing wine connoisseurs a sophisticated way to store their collection.
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.
This year is full of new and exciting ventures for ABC2000.
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.
Mallee Estate is thrilled to be bringing back Riverland’s leading winery festival again this year, with promises of decadent, all day dining and live music.
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’.
Kimbolton Wines has introduced a new experience package for 2022, offering a rooftop tasting and picnic for two.
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.
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.
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.
Z WINE is thrilled to announce its amazing achievements at the 2021 Winestate Wine of the Year Awards.
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.
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.
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.
Experience WineFood, the unique food and wine journey at Shingleback Wine.
2019 marked the ten-year anniversary of Barristers Block.
Amadio Wines is excited to introduce a new edition to the ‘Vino di Famiglia’ range; pecorino, an alternate Italian variety.
Salena Estate is pleased to announce the opening of its new cellar door and restaurant, Cucina 837 at Salena.
Soul Growers is delighted to announce its exceptional results in the 2020 edition of the Halliday Wine Companion.
Peter Thompson Wines is delighted to announce the release of its highly anticipated 2018 Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and 2018 Coonawarra Shiraz.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...