Adelaide Hills

Adelaide Hills

"The wines from Adelaide Hills are shaped by the coolness of the region’s altitude, its changing seasons and the skill and passion of its winemakers. There were vines planted in the Adelaide Hills as early as the 1870s but due to the challenges of cool-climate viticulture in those early days, most vines were removed by the 1930s. The rebirth of the Adelaide Hills region started in 1970s and gained pace with the rise in popularity of cool climate wines in the 1980s and 1990s.

The cooler climate defines the Adelaide Hills and provides them with a distinctive point of difference to other South Australian  regions that has allowed it to spearhead the evolution of Australian wine in recent years. Its winemaking evolution continues to this day, and it is now a hotbed of creativity; home to bold, boundary-pushing grape growers and winemakers...

The rebirth of the area as a wine region began with winemaker Brian Croser and his family planting Chardonnay in the region in 1979. Brian had identified the potential of the region as one of the best places in Australia to plant cool climate loving varieties.  He was soon joined by other Australian wine pioneers including Stephen George at Ashton Hills, Geoff Weaver in Lenswood and Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw at Shaw and Smith. Today there are around 100 producers in Adelaide Hills who have planted over 4,000 hectares of vines between them.

While still a young wine region, the Adelaide Hills has been acclaimed around the world for many years for wonderful expressions of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz. The region has played a vital part in the evolution of Australian wine and is itself constantly evolving. Emerging varieties are finding a home in the Hills and it is home to cutting-edge winemakers pushing the boundaries and expanding the possibilities for fine Australian wine." - Wine Australia

Map courtesy of Wine Australia

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    Henschke Johanne Ida Selma Blanc de Noirs MV

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 95 Points! 

    $58.50 by the dozen

    RRP $65.00 per bottle

    NOW $62.00 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  2. Adelina Nebbiolo 2015

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Wine Front 93 Points!

    $35.55 by the dozen $39.50 per bottle

    Low Stock (9 in store)


  3. Ashton Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Decanter Magazine 94 Points!
    Gold Medal - Adelaide Hills Wine Show 2017!

    $45.00 by the dozen $50.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (3 in store)


  4. Ashton Hills Piccadilly Valley Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $31.50 by the dozen $35.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (1 in store)


  5. Ashton Hills Piccadilly Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    JancisRobinson.com 17.5/20 Points!
    Tony Love 93 Points!

    $31.50 by the dozen $35.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (3 in store)


  6. Ashton Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 96 Points!
    'Wonderful.' - 17.5/20 Points JancisRobinson.com
    “Ashton Hill’s is the most distinguished site in South Australia for Pinot Noir; Stephen George’s unremitting attention to detail has made Ashton Hills the one Grand Cru of the state.”
    James Halliday

    $63.00 by the dozen $70.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (2 in store)


  7. Bondar Wines Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Wine Front 92 Points!

    $27.00 by the dozen $30.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (1 in store)


  8. Coulter Sangiovese 2017

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    'An outstanding wine' - James Halliday 95 Points!
    Wine Front 94 Points!

    $26.10 by the dozen $29.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (1 in store)


  9. Guthrie Mondo Project Sauvignon Blanc 2018

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $20.70 by the dozen $23.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (10 in store)


  10. Harvest by Unico Zelo Blanc de Blancs 2017

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Made by the Northern Adelaide Hills Grower's Cooperative!

    $20.70 by the dozen $23.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (12 in store)


  11. Henschke Archers Chardonnay 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $32.40 by the dozen $36.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (3 in store)


  12. Lobethal Road Carey Gully Pinot Noir 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $21.60 by the dozen $24.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (12 in store)


  13. Longview Queenie Pinot Grigio 2017

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $18.45 by the dozen $20.50 per bottle

    Low Stock (22 in store)


  14. Mike Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $13.50 by the dozen $15.00 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  15. Mike Press Shiraz 2015

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    2017 Top 10 Wine of the Year Under $20 - Tyson Stelzer 92 Points!

    $13.50 by the dozen $15.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (18 in store)


  16. Murdoch Hill Estate Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $26.10 by the dozen $29.00 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  17. Prohibition Gin Carafe 700mL

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Gold and Bronze Medals at Tasting Australia Spirit Awards (Adelaide)!

     

    Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition!

    $99.00

    Low Stock (2 in store)


  18. S C Pannell Syrah 2015

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 95 Points!

    $32.40 by the dozen $36.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (9 in store)


  19. Shaw & Smith Balhannah Vineyard Shiraz 2015

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 97 Points!
    Gourmet Traveller Magazine 96 Points!

    $76.50 by the dozen $85.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (12 in store)


  20. Shaw & Smith Lenswood Chardonnay 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 97 Points!
    Huon Hooke 96 Points!

    $76.50 by the dozen $85.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (11 in store)


  21. Shaw & Smith M3 Chardonnay 2017 375mL

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills
    $27.00

    Low Stock (17 in store)


  22. Shaw & Smith Pinot Noir 2016

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    'Here's a lovely thing to drink' -Wine Front

    $42.30 by the dozen $47.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (12 in store)


  23. Shaw & Smith Sauvignon Blanc 2018

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Latest release of this benchmark SB - from an outstanding vintage!
    Jeremy Oliver 93 Points!
    "...Spot on" - Andrew Graham, Oz Wine Reviews 93 Points!

    $24.75 by the dozen $27.50 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  24. Shaw & Smith Shiraz 2015

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    Gourmet Traveller Magazine 95 Points!
    'Masterful.' - Andrew Graham, OzWineReviews 94 Points!

    $44.10 by the dozen $49.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (11 in store)


  25. Shaw & Smith Shiraz 2013

    Region: Australia, SA, Adelaide Hills

    James Halliday 97 Points!

    $44.10 by the dozen $49.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (1 in store)


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