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2016 James Halliday Reviews

2016 JAMES HALLIDAY AUSTRALIAN WINE COMPANION The latest reviews for our wines have arrived courtesy of the new release of 'The Great Man's' annual compendium. We are thrilled to have received a red 5 star winery rating and we're equally impressed with the high scores and the kind words. The reviews for our wines can be seen here below, but we do encourage you to grab [...]

By | 2015-11-10T00:37:02+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

James Halliday Rating

2015 JAMES HALLIDAY AUSTRALIAN WINE COMPANION The latest reviews for our wines have arrived courtesy of the new release of 'The Great Man's' annual compendium. We are thrilled to have retained a five-star winery rating and we're equally impressed with the high scores and the kind words from My Halliday. The reviews for our wines can be seen here below, but we do encourage you [...]

By | 2014-08-06T07:50:14+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re heading to Perth

The Schwarz Wine Company will be a part of the Barossa contingent pouring wines and having loads of fun at the Perth Good Food & Wine Show from 11 - 13 July. Jason Schwarz will have a selection of wines available for tasting throughout the show - including a couple of new releases that haven't been released in Western Australia yet! For Schwarz Wine Company [...]

By | 2014-07-03T02:13:49+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Latest News|0 Comments

GSM. What’s that all about?

Ever found yourself in the ‘red blends’ section of your favourite bottleshop and looking at labels with GSM jumping at you? Did you know what these letters meant? Did you know it was an acronym for Grenache/Shiraz/Mataro? Maybe. Maybe not. Sometimes the wine industry uses terms that it expects consumers to understand. We’ve had a bet each way with our Dust Kicker red blend; we’ve [...]

By | 2014-06-18T07:37:11+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Wine|0 Comments

Slowly, slowly catchee monkey

The 2014 Barossa vintage has turned out to be a test of patience. Initially, things were shaping up for the first fruit to be picked in late February – on the back of good Winter rainfall and mild Spring temperatures. However, two heat spells hurried things along and we picked a couple parcels of Shiraz in mid-February. And then it rained. The heatwave ended with [...]

By | 2014-03-03T06:41:08+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barossa Pride

We’ve just come through some fairly daunting times here in the Barossa. Across four days straight the temperature topped 40 degrees and we witnessed fires threaten the Barossa Ranges and Eden Valley region. We are thankful that no lives were lost. Our hearts go out to people who have seen their property damaged. We are grateful to the Country Fire Service volunteers (from far and [...]

By | 2014-01-22T01:20:43+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays We’ve pinched this year’s ‘season greeting’ from our favourite warehouse manager. Thanks to Adam Fiegert for this holiday inspiration… It’s been a great year, however going forward there needs to be some frivolity with friends and family. A line in the ocean; A time when an icy-cold beer is acceptable before midday; The hangover cure is a dive into the [...]

By | 2013-12-11T00:55:28+00:00 December 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New release Rose

We're pleased to introduce the newest member of the team - the 2013 Dust Kicker Rose... The 2013 vintage in the Barossa was brought on early by a dry finish to winter and more dry spring weather. The grapes selected for this year’s The Dust Kicker Rosé had bright, full flavours by mid-February. The Grenache was sourced from two vineyards, one in Bethany and one [...]

By | 2013-10-31T06:33:17+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Wine|0 Comments

Artisans ‘cellar door day’

Saturday the 19th of October sees the second of the Artisans of Barossa ‘cellar door days’, with Jason and the six other Artisans all in attendance, pouring wine, telling tales and catching up with old and new friends alike. Before the Artisans had their own cellar door the group used to get together every year and host a pop up tasting, back in the days [...]

By | 2013-10-10T01:48:37+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Artisans of Barossa|1 Comment

New reviews

It's always great to read what respected wine scribes have to say about our wines. Here's a selection of the latest bunch... 2010 Trial By Jury ‘The Guilty’ Graciano Barossa Valley 2010 93 points "Whoa. Hold onto your hats! Punchy red currant fruity aromas with a touch of the florals going on. Lithe and ultra juicy to taste, slippery, spicy and bright and a charming [...]

By | 2013-07-11T07:00:12+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Latest News|0 Comments