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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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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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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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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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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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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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