For all the latest news, info, events and updates, keep a close eye on this page!
SOCIAL MEDIA - WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING?!
Shottesbrooke is proud to be supporting the Childhood Cancer Association Inc's inaugural 'Escape @ Sanctuary' luncheon being held on Friday 20th of June - so to have a cracker afternoon all while supporting a fantastic cause, free up the diary that day and get your hands on a ticket!
Wowsers - our newly released 2012 Single Vineyard Blewitt Springs Shiraz just received a 97 POINT rating from James Halliday! Chuffed!
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GROUP TASTINGS? WINE TOURS? SURE!
Enjoy a tasting with your friends and family in a relaxed atmosphere, or soak up the surroundings whilst enjoying a glass of wine under the mulberry tree outside in the charming garden courtyard.
We are able to take group bookings for up to 16 people between 11am & 2pm daily, with ample parking for buses and coaches.
How Do I Book?
Please click here for a Booking Form. Simply fill it in and return it to us and one of our friendly staff will contact you with a confirmation.
Alternatively, please call Cellar Door to book right away. Click here for our contact details!
James Halliday, Australia's preeminent wine commentator, has just bestowed a 95 point rating on the new vintage release of our flagship wine, the 2012 Reserve Series 'Eliza' Shiraz! Thanks James!
Shottesbrooke has taken out two trophies, including 'BEST SHIRAZ OF SHOW', in the prestigious 2015 Wine100 Challenge in China! The competition, which was overseen by respected wine commentator and Master of Wine, Andrew Caillard, was held in Shanghai, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony on the 6th of July.
Both trophies, which also included 'Best Australian Shiraz', were won with our soon-to-be released 2013 Estate Series McLaren Vale Shiraz.
Keen an eye out for its release soon!
Two of our current vintage wines have taken out awards at the recent 2016 Sydney International Wine Competition - the only major international wine show to judge finalists alongside appropriate food.
TOP 100 / BLUE GOLD - 2014 Shottesbrooke Estate Series GSM
GOLD - 2013 Shottesbrooke Single Vineyard Series 'Jenkins' Vineyard' Shiraz
Both are available to taste and purchase at cellar door.
Success at the recent Mundus Vini Wine Competition in Germany!
Two of our wines have been awarded medals at the recent 2016 Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Competition.
GOLD - 2013 Shottesbrooke Single Vineyard Series 'Blewitt Springs' Shiraz
SILVER - 2013 Shottesbrooke Estate Series Cabernet Sauvignon
Both are due to be officially released through cellar door and selected fine wine outlets in the coming weeks.
Shottesbrooke Shines as 5 Star Producer
Once again, Shottesbrooke has been awarded a 5 Star Producer rating by Australia's preeminent wine critic, James Halliday, in his recently released and highly regarded publication, the 2017 Australian Wine Companion.
Alongside this rating, seven wines have received scores of 90 points or above, with three achieving an outstanding red rating of 95 points.
As in previous years, James has recognised the quality and consistency of our flagship - the Reserve Series Eliza Shiraz - by bestowing a 95 point score on the current 2012 vintage. Sitting alongside it, with equal scores, are the 2012 Reserve Series 'The Proprietor' red blend and the 2013 Single Vineyard Series 'Blewitt Springs' Shiraz, arguably the most uniquely styled wine within our portfolio.
Other current vintage wines to achieve recognition were the '12 Reserve Series 'Punch' Cabernet Sauvignon (93pts), '15 Single Vineyard Series 'Adelaide Hills' Chardonnay (92pts), '12 Single Vineyard 'McLaren Flat' Cabernet Sauvignon (90pts) and the '15 Estate Series Sauvignon Blanc (91pts).
New Partnership to Expand McLaren Vale Presence on East Coast
A long-standing fixture in the industry, McLaren Vale winery, Shottesbrooke Vineyards, is expanding its footprint in the eastern states by today confirming an exciting new partnership with leading family-owned wine distributor, The Wine Company (TWC).
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TASTINGS & EVENTS
Shining Gold for Shottesbrooke in Sydney
One of our most popular wines, the 2014 Estate Series GSM, has shown us once again just why it is loved by so many. Taking out a Gold Medal at the recent Sydney Royal Wine Show against some very tough competition, this wine has once again stood out from the crowd and wowed the judges.
Signature Cabernet Shines Through as Australia's Best
Shottesbrooke Vineyards is extremely proud to have been awarded four medals at the recently judged 21st Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards in Germany, whilst its signature 2012 Single Vineyard Series ‘McLaren Flat’ Cabernet Sauvignon was announced as 'Best of Show - Australia (Red)’.
Shottesbrooke Chardonnay Plays with Australia's Best
We have been delighted to receive an excellent score from the recently judged James Halliday Chardonnay Challenge. Our soon-to-be-released 2016 Single Vineyard Series Adelaide Hills Chardonnay was awarded an outstanding 95 points in the highly respected competition. With this result, it placed equal third from a field of 74 Adelaide Hills wines, and also fell within the top 32 across all regions, from a total of 535 contenders.
International Trophy Highlights Winemaking Philosophy
Shottesbrooke is extremely proud to announce that it has picked up a trophy at the prestigious Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition, with the results announced at a black-tie awards ceremony and gala dinner held on the 9th of November. From a field of over 2,000 entries that spanned 33 countries, our popular 2015 Shottesbrooke Estate Series GSM took out one of the coveted Food & Wine Pairing trophies, reinforcing our longstanding philosophy of producing easy-drinking, approachable wines with style and elegance.
Enjoy a glass of wine? Looking for that special something to take to dinner, or give as a gift? Why not stop by one of our fantastic partner venues on the dates below and say hi to our Brand Ambassador Iain, who will be showcasing our wines - the perfect way to make sure you find that perfect bottle!
UPCOMING TASTINGS WILL BE LISTED SOON!
Adelaide Hills Chardonnay from McLaren Vale Winery Ranks Top 10
Shottesbrooke's newly released 2017 Single Vineyard 'Adelaide Hills' Chardonnay has taken out 5th spot from a field of over 1,200 of South Australia's most premium wines at the recently announced Adelaide Review Hot 100 SA Wines awards.
This competition, which recognises SA's best 100 wines across a number of hotly contested major categories, has seen Shottesbrooke wines feature five times in recent years.
Shottesbrooke Single Vineyard Chardonnay Shines in Sydney
Renowned for its delicate reds and elegant whites, the Adelaide Hills has once again shown that the spoils of its rolling vineyards rank firmly amongst the best in the country.
From a field of high-calibre entries, our 2017 Shottesbrooke Single Vineyard Series ‘Adelaide Hills’ Chardonnay, has collected two coveted trophies at the prestigious KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show. The wine impressively took out both the ‘AP John Coopers Perennial Trophy for Best Chardonnay’ and the highly sought after ‘Albert Chan Memorial Prize for Best White’ of show.
The recognition received for this wine sees a culmination of the success it has already achieved across the wine show circuit in recent months, where it had also amassed gold medals at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards, Adelaide Hills Wine Show and Mundus Vini wine competitions.