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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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Gruner Veltliner vintage 2014

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills At last the Hahndorf Hill GRU 2014  has been bottled and the palletized cartons are now being rested in our cool, underground cellars for the next 2 months before being released in September. As I’m typing, … 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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Vintage 2014 – the small, cold year

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Sure we’ve had heat spikes and one huge rain event this vintage, but the defining feature of this vintage would have to be the cold. It was the seemingly never-ending cold weather between September and till … 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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Austrian tasting at Amalfi restaurant, Adelaide

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Sommeliers Australia recently held an exciting tasting at Amalfi Restaurant on Frome street in Adelaide. The topic of the tasting was ‘Exploring Austria’ and was coordinated by writer Tim White and Master of Wine David LeMire. … Continue reading

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