2018 James Halliday Wine Companion results

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The 2018 edition of James Halliday’s Wine Companion has been released today, with Schwarz Wine Co awarded some great scores and again receiving a 5 red star rating putting it in the top 10 per cent of wineries reviewed. Some of the top scores for this year: 2014 Schiller Shiraz – 96 points (sold out but the 2015 is available) …

Perth – Good Food and Show – 14-16 July 2017

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After a couple of fantastic Good Food and Wine Shows in Melbourne and Sydney, I am now heading to Perth to join a group if other local producers on the Barossa stand. I will be showing a range of Schwarz wines including the Schwarz GSM, Meta Grenache,  Thiele Road Grenache and the single vineyard Nitschke Block Shiraz. This will be the …

Sydney Good Food and Wine Show 23-25 June 2017

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After a great trip to Melbourne for the first Good Food and Wine Show for the year, I am now getting ready for Sydney. I’ll be joining 14 other local producers on the Barossa stand at the International Convention Centre Sydney from 23-25 June 2017. I will be showing a range of Schwarz wines including the Schwarz GSM, Meta Grenache, …

Melbourne Good Food and Wine Show – 2-4 June 2017

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  After a late and fairly long 2017 Vintage, it’s time to head off for the first Good Food and Wine Show for the year. I’ll be joining 12 other local producers on the Barossa stand at the Melbourne Convention Centre from 2-4 June 2017. I will be showing a range of Schwarz wines including the Schwarz GSM and Shiraz, …

Barossa Wine Chapters Auction – the vineyards

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Last month, I shared a post about the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction organised by the Barossa Grape and Wine Association and supported by Langton’s. This is a unique opportunity to create your own extraordinary Barossa wine cellar direct from the vignerons’ cellars. As part of the auction, I have provided a magnum from each of my single vineyard wines from 2012. …

Vintage 2017 – and the Nitschke Block Shiraz story

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After a month or so of waiting, looks like vintage might start tomorrow, with Chenin Blanc grapes first into the winery. It’s the latest vintage we’ve had in many years, and has been described by some as a “traditional” vintage. Last year we started almost 4 weeks earlier. With a week of very warm weather forecast, we’re gearing up for …