Pleasing Results ASWS for Qld Producers

The Australian Small Winemakers Show held in Stanthorpe yielded a pleasing haul of medals for Queensland producers. From 205 Queensland wines entered 58 received medals. Overall the show received 1409 entries from producers of less than 500tonnes and from all Australian States and New Zealand. Symphony Hill Wines from the Granite Belt received trophies for

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Efforts of Viticulture Pioneers Acknowledged

A special presentation of the Samuel Bassett Award by the Queensland Wine Industry Association was made to Calvin Winks and Preben Jacobsen at the ASWS presentation dinner. The recipients were named at the recent Queensland Wine Awards but this dinner enabled the presentation to be made in person. They were instrumental in the 70’s in 

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Ballandean Estate Big Winners at 2013 Qld Wine Awards

The Ballandean Estate 2012 Saperavi  was awarded the Trophy for the Champion Alternative Variety Red White and went on to be awarded the Champion Wine of the Show.  Ballandean Estate NV Liqueur White Muscat was awarded the Champion Fortified Wine. Adding to these were trophies for  Queensland Viticulturist of the Year, Angelo Puglisi, Queensland Winemaker

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Sirromet wins GOLD in Vienna!

Sirromet is proud to announce that they have just won two gold medals in the 2012 Austrian International Wine Challenge! Officially the biggest recognised wine competition in the world, we are excited to have brought home a gold for our 2010 Signature Collection Chardonnay and 2009 Private Collection LM Assemblage, along with 5 silvers and 2 seal

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GOLDEN GROVE ESTATE 2012 VERMENTINO

 A Sardinian variety that perfectly reflects the heritage of Golden Grove Estate. Winemaker’s Comments (Ray Costanzo):The nose is awash with fresh pear, citrus and a floral background. The palate is a delicate blend of citrus and fresh fruit wrapped neatly around a mineral acid backbone and further enriched through the use of wild barrel fermentation.

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August 2012 Review – Andrew Corrigan MW

Ballandean Estate SSB 2012  Lively aromas of nettles and nectarine with tingling fresh taste. Serve chilled before meals or with light fresh seafood dishes such as calamari. Golden Grove Vermentino 2012  Aromas of fresh lemon pudding are followed by a taste that is light dry and fresh but with pleasing weight. Will match well to

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