Category Archives: Zweigelt Australia

Gruner Veltliner’s blue sibling – Blaufränkisch

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Ever since Gruner Veltliner has begun to charm the palates of the world’s oenophiles, so has the interest in Gruner’s blue sister, Blaufränkisch, grown and evolved. It was as if this dark beauty was waiting, like … Continue reading

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The secret behind Gruner Veltliner success in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills In five short years, growers and producers of Gruner Veltliner in the Adelaide Hills wine region have achieved some extraordinary outcomes with their favourite new alternative variety. There are already at least a dozen labels produced … Continue reading

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A Gruner Veltliner celebration – Asian Persuasion

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Each year the Adelaide Hills Wine Region launches its CRUSH wine festival to promote the wonderful cool climate wines from our region. For the first time at CRUSH – and for the first time in Australian … Continue reading

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Gruner dreamin’ 2015

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Well, the year of 2014 AD is drawing to a close and it looks as if the vineyard has had a very happy year indeed! Good canopies all round and – lo and behold – we … Continue reading

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Gruner Veltliner tasting at Hahndorf Hill cellar door

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills We’re getting ready to release the new vintage Gruner Veltliner wines at Hahndorf Hill, so to sharpen our palates we put together a tasting of 12 excellent examples of Gruner Veltliner wines from Austria (Wachau, Kamptal and … Continue reading

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Hahndorf Hill Gruner Veltliner 2014 – Adelaide Hills wine

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills GRU 2014 is almost born! All the building blocks are in place and we are just about to put together the final blend. But first some thoughts about the vintage in general terms. 2014 will – … Continue reading

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Adelaide Hills Gruner Veltliner vintage 2014 – wrapup

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Well, vintage 2014 is finally going to be put to bed in about two weeks’ time with the harvest of our Shiraz grapes. It has been an extraordinary year which saw an unusually cold start to … Continue reading

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Adelaide Hills = Gruner Veltliner

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills This month proved to be a seminal moment in the beautiful, cool hills of Adelaide with the ‘uncorking’ of no less than eight different labels of Gruner Veltliner from the region. In a very short period … Continue reading

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Vintage 2013 Hahndorf Hill GRU Gruner Veltiner is in the bottle!

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills At last the Genie is in the bottle! The Hahndorf Hill GRU Gruner Veltliner 2013 has been bottled this week and is now resting in our cool underground cellars for the next six weeks until release. … Continue reading

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Gruner Veltliner in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills When we initiated the Gruner Veltliner project at Hahndorf Hill Winery in 2006, by importing three different clones of this Austrian grape variety into Australia, we did this on the basis of extensive research.  It was … Continue reading

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