It was exciting to find out that our 2017 Riesling was awarded the Trophy for Best Riesling at the Small Vigneron’s Awards last week. This is what the judges had to say; Judge 1 Lemon/lime. Lovely crisp palate with good fruit drive. Elegant and fine. Judge 2 Intense and fresh. Excellent fruit-acid balance. Judge 3 … read more
We were thrilled to retain our five-star winery Halliday rating. Below are the results for the wines; Four Winds Vineyard 2016 Riesling – 95 points Four Winds Vineyard 2015 Tom’s Block Shiraz – 95 points Four Winds Vineyard 2015 Shiraz – 92 points Four Winds Vineyard 2015 Sangiovese – 92 points Four Winds Vineyard 2016 … read more
Our owner/business manager, Sarah, is a finalist in the Australian Women in Wine Awards owner/operator category. Keep your fingers crossed for 26 September when the winner is announced. If you would like to join the fun, there is a local Women in Wine Awards event being held at Pod Food. Tickets are available here.
Four wines. Four winemakers. Our grapes! Brokenwood, Nick O’Leary, Gundog Estate and Four Winds Vineyard will combine with Longrain on 4 October to host a Riesling dinner. This variety is a perfect match for the punchy flavours of South East Asian food. Executive Chef Griff Pamment has created a menu to allow you to explore the same fruit from the … read more
Following on the back of winning international Overall Supreme Champion at the Drinks International Wine Design Challenge, we have discovered that we have also won Best Redesign and Supreme Champion at London’s 2017 Harpers Design Awards for our new range of wine labels! We are totally stoked. This is what the judging panel had to say … read more
James Halliday has published an article that says the Canberra District “still doesn’t receive the public recognition it deserves for the quality of the wines it produces,” and awarded our 2015 Tom’s Block Shiraz 95 points. Exciting news. A lot of work goes into all of our vines but the Tom’s Block Shiraz sees some … read more
We were thrilled to find out that Four Winds Vineyard’s owner/business manager Sarah Collingwood has been selected for Wine Australia’s Future Leaders Program. The program is designed to develop participants’ leadership capabilities and encourage innovation and thoughtful debate on the future of the wine sector. There were 16 wine industry professionals selected from a field … read more
We are excited that our new range of labels has been named the Overall Supreme Champion at the Drinks International Wine Design Challenge. The judges had this to say about the packaging; “The redesign of the Four Winds range was inspiring in every detail: a new brand identity (subtly printed on top of the screwcap), … read more
Unless you were sitting inside the cellar door we were a bit short on shade outside so we have built a hay-shed. This is a simple structure that is essentially a roof, paving underneath and festoon lights for evening events.
We are excited to release out 2015 Shiraz. Since being bottled earlier in the year it has won three gold medals, a silver medal and two bronze medals. It is still relatively young but already it demonstrates a maturity beyond its years. The 14/15 seasons was a great season in area, although changeable weather conditions … read more