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Winner: 6 Nations Wine Challenge

I was pretty excited to get the news a few weeks back that the 2017 Meta Mataro had been awarded the Trophy in the Best Other Reds - Full Bodied Category of the Six Nations Wine Challenge. The 2017 Meta Mataro was chosen by Australian wine reviewer Huon Hooke to be one of the 100 wines representing Australia alongside wines from  New Zealand, South Africa, [...]

2018-10-26T01:37:30+00:00October 26th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Sharing Schwarz Wine from Melbourne to Hong Kong

It has been a busy week for Schwarz Wine Co., with my wines being shown in Adelaide, Melbourne and Hong Kong, as well as the long-awaited release of the new vintage Schiller Shiraz. I have been down in Melbourne for the past few days, spending a few days in the trade with our Melbourne distributor Felix Riley from Felixir. It has been really positive and [...]

Schwarz Wine Co in Melbourne

Vintage 2018 is done and dusted and now it's time to jump on a plane to Melbourne. The Barossa stand will again be a focal point of the show, with 15 producers pouring some of the Barossa's best wines. As always this a great opportunity to discover new wines as well as rediscovering old favourites. I will be showing a range of Schwarz wines including [...]

Vintage 2018 – update

After a hot and very dry summer, it looked like vintage might start early as it did in 2016. Fortunately there was a small amount of rain in mid-February and we eventually picked the Chenin Blanc on 20 February, with the first batch of Shiraz going through the winery a few days later. First grapes for 2018 - Chenin Blanc going through the crusher, [...]

2018-03-22T04:01:02+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Artisans of Barossa, Latest News|0 Comments

2018 James Halliday Wine Companion results

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) 2015 Meta Shiraz - 95 [...]

2017-08-03T04:38:50+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Latest News, Reviews, Wine|0 Comments

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

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 first opportunity for Perth customers to [...]

Sydney Good Food and Wine Show 23-25 June 2017

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, Meta Shiraz, Thiele Road Grenache and [...]

Vintage Update – 20 March 2017

After a slow start to Vintage 2017, things have really picked up this week. On Wednesday we did the second pick of the Nitschke Block, and the first pick is starting to ferment after a long cold soak. You can see the video I took during the first pick here. Yesterday we picked the last parcel of Mataro for the Rose. Pressing [...]

2017-03-20T00:54:13+00:00March 20th, 2017|Latest News, Vintage Reports|0 Comments

Vintage update – Grenache for the 2017 Rosé picked this morning

  It was beautiful out in the Schwarz family vineyard this morning where the crew picked the dry-grown Grenache that my parents planted in 1968, the year they were married and the same year they planted the Nitschke Block Shiraz. The Grenache is destined for my 2017 Schwarz Rosé which should be released mid-year.  

2017-03-08T06:41:27+00:00March 8th, 2017|Latest News, Vintage Reports|1 Comment

Barossa Wine Chapters Auction 2017

  The Barossa Wine Chapter's auction presented by Barossa Grape and Wine Association is a unique opportunity to bid on an iconic collection of wines from Barossa's most celebrated winemakers. Supported by Langton's Wine Auction House, the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction features rare vertical collections of back vintages, large format and special releases all direct from the cellars of Barossa's most distinguished wineries. Jason has provided [...]

2017-03-16T23:31:05+00:00February 24th, 2017|Events, Latest News, Wine|1 Comment