There is nothing better than a great glass of wine and what is greater than an award-winning wine. So, make your decision in the wine aisle an easy one this summer by making your choice an Adelaide Hills Wine Show winner.
All the while, you’re supporting our local wine industry. Further, it’s a great chance to explore different varieties and producers.
We’ve selected varieties that will complement get-togethers over the coming hot days and warm nights. Enjoy our selection of award-winning wines for summer.
All of the following wines won Best of the Show for their respective varieties.
Howard Vineyard 2022 – 400 Metre Range Rose
A soft pinky blush with aromas of fresh strawberry, ripe raspberry and white cherry. Savoury notes of clove and spice are beautifully balanced on the palate. Matches well with Prawn Toast or Crispy Pork Belly.
$20 RRP | howardvineyard.com
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard – 2022 Old Cherry Block Sauvignon Blanc
Hand-pruned and hand-picked to enhance varietal flavours. Combined with preliminary earthy, herbaceous qualities, this wine also portrays tropical fruit on the nose, typically passionfruit and honeydew melon. The palate is crisp and dry, with tight notes of lemon and lime, delicately balanced with a lively natural acidity.
$25 RRP | mtloftyrangesvineyard.com.au
Deviation Road 2016 – Beltana Blanc de Blancs
Produced using 100% Chardonnay grapes selected from the cool, high altitude slopes in the Adelaide Hills. Aromas of green apple precede the preserved lemon and clean minerality on the palate with a crisp, mouth-watering finish. Pairs well with fresh oysters or seared scallops.
$105 RRP | deviationroad.com
Sidewood 2021 Signature – Oberlin Pinot Noir
Sourced from only nine short rows of Oberlin Pinot Noir from their Mappinga Road, Oakbank Vineyard. The wine showcases aromas of lively, wild strawberry, rose petal, black truffle and whiffs of funky earthiness and forest floor. The palate combines flavours of plums, dark chocolate with an alluring fine line of fresh acidity and mineral-like tannins.
$45 RRP | sidewood.com.au
Adelaide Hills Wine Show
The 2022 Adelaide Hills Wine Show presented by Aston Martin Adelaide celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. The Show was first held in 1997, and allows entries of wines made from grapes grown in the Adelaide Hills.
Trophies are awarded to the wines judged to be the best in the category and Gold Medals to wines of outstanding quality.