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Two Gruner Veltliner tastings in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills November was an important milestone for us at Hahndorf Hill Winery as our ‘White Mischief’ Gruner Veltliner 2016 won the Trophy for Best Gruner Veltliner at the Adelaide Hills Wine Show 2016, plus we were awarded … 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 Veltliner vintage 2014, Australia

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills The 2014 vintage of Gruner Veltliner will soon be upon us and will be our fifth vintage of this exciting white variety at Hahndorf Hill. 2014 is also the Chinese Year of the Horse which, to … Continue reading

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Another Gruner Veltliner tasting …

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills The big question on many lips that have been wetted with Gruner Veltliner is whether the Australian versions will translate into the style of a typical European Gruner Veltliner. To put this to a mini-test this … Continue reading

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Proudly presenting GRU Gruner Veltliner 2013 ….

“The time has come”, the walrus said, “to pick those Gruner grapes … ” This is the time when all one’s dreams culminate and coalesce upon a single exciting pleasure – the considerable delight of harvesting Gruner Veltliner. For weeks … Continue reading

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Gruner getting ready at Hahndorf Hill

  Beautiful bunch of 2013 Gruner Veltliner Just look at this picture! What does it conjure up for you? For me these slowly ripening little orbs of Gruner Veltliner are bursting with an irresistible freshness and vibrancy as they dangle … Continue reading

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Hahndorf Hill Gruner Veltliner under cover

There are two things that I dread the most above all – one is the winter solstice, when the shortest day and longest night is celebrated each year. This is because I’m essentially a winter person and the winter solstice … Continue reading

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The earliest hint of Gruner Veltliner …

It is now mid-December and the vines are looking gorgeous. It’s a real joy to wander through the Gruner Veltliner block and to admire the beautiful green growth, the newly formed grape bunches … and to daydream. I can’t help … Continue reading

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Spring days of wine and roses at Hahndorf Hill

I never know whether Spring reminds me of Champagne or whether Champagne reminds me of Spring – but they both leave me with a light-headed sense of joy and pleasure. What I do know is that I would be eternally grateful to … Continue reading

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