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The high country of Eden Valley has a long history of viticulture equaling that of the Barossa Valley. Joseph Gilbert planted the first vines at his Pewsey Vale vineyard in 1847, the same year as the first plantings by Johann Gramp in the Barossa Valley at Rowland Flat. Eden Valley covers an area as large as that of the Barossa Valley proper, albeit less intensely developed. It is justifiably famous for its Riesling, which vies for supremacy with that of the Clare Valley. This region is also home to such renowned Shiraz vineyards as Henschke's Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone and the Chardonnay vineyards of Mountadam. High Eden is an official subregion. Altitude is all-important in determining mesoclimate although aspect and slope are also important in this hilly terrain. Thus, at an altitude of around 500 metres (1640 feet) the Pewsey Vale, Heggies and High Eden vineyards at the southern end of the Eden Valley are appreciably cooler than the more northerly Henschke vineyards at an elevation of Read more »

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  • Viognier

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Heggies Vineyard

    The magnificent sweep of country that is now the Heggies Vineyard had been grazing land for most ...

  • Poonawatta Estate

    The cornerstone of the Poonawatta Estate brand is the two acres of original Shiraz vines planted ...

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  • Had a wine tasting at the wine club Sat night:L - The 2013 Leeuwin Art Series ... ... - The 2017 Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Dry Riesling (Love this stuff)RM - The 2013 Ascheri BaroloR - The 2014 Novy Santa Lucia Highlands Susan's Hill Vineyard SyrahResults - This was one of those wine nights that will stay with you for a long time. These were no... Read More

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  • Yup - The Yalumba 2017 Eden Valley Viognier or if that can't be found try their 2017 "Y" Series it's a great value and was WS Top 100 wine.  I like the Eden Valley more, but have both. Read More

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  • We drank these plus other tonight:\WOTN - the 2017 Pewsy Vale Eden Valley Dry Reisling - outstanding - if you can find it - BUY IT  Read More

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  • These just arrived:L - 2015 St. Francis Merlot Reserve Sonoma CountyLM - 2016 Yalumba Eden Valley ViognierRM - 2016 Banfi Chianti ClassicoR - 2016 Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Read More

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  • A few more recent arrivals:L - The Limerick Lane Russian River Valley Zinfandel ... Noir 2015R - The Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Dry Riesling 2017&nbs Read More

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  • Drank some 2015 Australian wines last night + an AlborinoThe Langmeil was tight and needs 102 more yrs laying down.  The Alborino was really nice - stone fruits, citrus, minerality ans acidity - juicy.  The  Torbreck was very good. Both red and darkberry fruits, earth, vanilla, moderate tannins and good acidity.The Jim Barry was good also - he's... Read More

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  • Well the Dirty and Rowdy night didn't happen - been really sick with an ... these:The 2016 Pewsey Vale Eden Valley Riesling - wonderful notes of lemongrass, melon, citrus and minerality.  Good finishing acidity.  Well done.The 2012 Abstract and the Simi 2013 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sasuvignon.  The Abstract, a blend,  was BIG and powerful.  ... Read More

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  • Stephen hasn't shown here in awhile, but would be curious about his ... Vineyard 2001 Eden Valley Riesling   |  2 in stock  |  $7.99 Jasper Hill 2006 Heathcote Shiraz Georgia's Paddock This wine is in the warehouse and will not be available for pick-up or delivery until after Labor Day.  |  1 in stock  |  $49.99 Jauma 2012 Adelaide Hills Audrey... Read More

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  • Had some friends over for to welcome a new member to the club.  She jumped ... ... this.  Only my 2nd Eden Valley, they've both been, but this was better.  Pear, melon and smoothness and acidity that really meshed well.  Much like AL's post above - good wines for right people at the right tim Read More

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  • This was dinner on Saturday night with friendsStarted with a platter of Salami, ... maturing Riesling from the Eden Valley in SA and showed that under screw cap we are not seeing the flat spot we used to see from Rieslings under cork as they went from young 1-3 to older day plus 8 years.  Definitely plenty of ageing capacityThe 2013 Henri Bourg... Read More

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