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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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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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Hahndorf Hill GRU Gruner Veltliner 2012 featured at Landmark Tasting Australia 2013

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Landmark Tasting at Savour Australia 2013 This September brought the huge – and hugely successful – Savour Australia 2013 road show to Adelaide. The Convention Centre on the banks of the Torrens River was studded with … 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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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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Gruner dreaming

  Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills  Folks, it is now almost time to be able to reach out and touch the Hahndorf Hill ‘GRU’ Gruner Veltliner 2013! Well, almost, but not quite. This is because all the building blocks are … Continue reading

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