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Terrific Austrian varieties – 3

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills                 In preparation for an upcoming trip to Austria by Jack Simmonds, our Brand Ambassador, the Hahndorf Hill cellar door held a staff tasting evening focussing on three Austrian … Continue reading

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How cool are our cool nights!

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills January 2016 is possibly going to pan out to be one of the warmest January’s on record in South Australia – just waiting for the meteorological team to make their call. Fortunately here in the Adelaide … Continue reading

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Gruner Wanderlust

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills In August this year Marc and I made another pilgrimage to the great winelands of Austria. The purpose was to immerse ourselves in their amazing wine, food and tourism experiences. We were extremely lucky, all along … Continue reading

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Adelaide Hills – the confirmed capital of Gruner Veltliner in Australia!

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Last month a Gruner Growers Group (GGG) meeting was held at Hahndorf Hill cellar door.  The main purpose of the meeting was to taste some examples from top Austrian Gruner producers and also to review all … Continue reading

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Gruner Veltliner and friends

Hahndorf Hill Winery   Adelaide Hills Nine years have now passed since our first imported cuttings of Gruner Veltliner arrived on Australian soil and since then, much wine has passed under the bridge. We have continued to expand and consolidate our Gruner … Continue reading

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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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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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