Awards & Reviews
We have achieved in just a few short years an amazing 11 Trophies.
Winestate Magazine - Wine of the Year Finals 2018
We have 3 wines with 4.5 Stars that will be in the final tastings for the Wine of the Year late in 2018. Wicked Stepmother Fiano 2017, Temptress Rosé 2017 and Grumpy Old Man Grenache.
And ... with 3 wines with 4 Stars and a Recommended we are off to a good start and the year hasn't begun yet! Four Star wines, Prosecco 2017, Hola Tempranillo Blend 2016, Montepulciano 2015.
Adelaide HIlls Chanticleer Cup Trophy 2017
We have just been honoured with the Chanticleer Trophy Award at the 2017 Adelaide Hills Wine Show. The award is given for the best Regional Ambassador and The Most Welcoming Cellar Door. This award is truly thrilling and special to our business as it recognised us for what we strive for every day and the experience we give to our guests.
Wine Shows 2017
Madame V Viognier has taken out TOP GOLD at the Rutherglen Wine Show in the Viognier class.
We have won a further Trophy for our Wicked Stepmother Fiano 2016 from the Winewise Championship.
The Alternative Varieties Wine Show awarded us 2 x GOLDS - Fiano 2017 (Its second GOLD) and Gruner Veltliner 2017 along with 2 x Silver Medals and 3 x Bronze.
The 2011 Riesling is featured as one of this years top finalists in the Riesling category with Winestate Magazine and is displayed in the current December issue of the magazine.
Drinks Trade Magazine Issue 59 - 2017
This issue reviewed a range of Alternative Red Wines and printed the reviews of the Top 20 in the magazine July/August issue. Artwine The Grace, Graciano and Artwine Leave Your Hat on Montepulciano were both reviewed.
The Grace Graciano 2015
Deep Ruby colour. Aromas of vanilla oak, spice ripe plums and red cherries. Fresh acidity on te palate with moderate tannin and generous fruit flavour of plum and cherry. Long finish.olour
Leave Your Hat on Montepulciano 2015
Dense, pure long juicy fruit. Broad plush flavours of dark cherries, plums and spice. Quite a mouthful!
Wine Shows 2016
2016 was truly a great success for us with a total of 8 Trophies won. We won our first Trophy of the year for our Coco Sparkling at the Australia & New Zealand Boutique Wine Awards, this was followed by a staggering 6 Trophies at the Clare Valley Wine Show winning, "Best Dry White" other than Riesling" for our Fiano, "Best Rosé of show", for our Temptress Rosé. "Best Dry Red Wine" and then the overall "Best Red Wine of the Show" with our first vintage Montepulciano. We were further awarded as "Best exhibitor of Show" and "Best Small Producer".
The year culminated with an Australia & New Zealand Winestate Wine of the Year Award for the "Best Alternative Red Wine of the year" for our Montepulciano.