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The Elderton Wines Blog

Vineyard and Winery Update – October 2020

  [view the story as a PDF] Jules and Brock checking a ferment at pumpover Vintage 2020 wrap-up There is excitement in the air for the quality of the 2020 wines, where colour and tannin are standouts in the reds and real vibrancy and purity is seen right across the board. Brock, Jules and Damo… more info

Out and About with Elderton – October 2020 Buzz edition

  [view story as a PDF] See where Elderton has been out and about over the last few months, as we share our photos along with those sent in by Commanders and Eldertonians! Send Jess your snaps of Elderton out and about to                      [view story… more info

Thanks for your support

  [view story as a PDF] 2020 has been an extraordinary year. As spring has hit the Barossa, and the vines jump back into budburst, it is a pleasant reminder that a new season is coming. 2021 will be Elderton’s 40th year of making wine for the Ashmead family in the Barossa. It will hopefully… more info

Updated Packaging

  [view story as a PDF] There have been a few changes to packaging for the Exceptional Sites range of wines, which will be sure to either make people smile or alternatively be a little downcast. In sad news for some, but happy news for Lorraine, the beloved pink label is no longer on the… more info

2018 Helbig 1915 Shiraz

  [view the story as a PDF] The 2018 Helbig 1915 Shiraz is the new release of the wine previously just named Fifteen – our remarkable and oldest single vineyard wine from our family owned vineyard in Greenock. Faced with some confusion, the Ashmead family decided to extrapolate the name to Helbig 1915, honouring the… more info

Our Wines

[view as pdf] We have released the 2018 Helbig 1915 Shiraz in this edition of the Buzz. This is alongside recent new vintage releases that we’ve shared by email or in Cellar Door including the Ode to Lorraine, Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon and 2020 Riesling and Rosé. As previously mentioned, across both 2019 and 2020, Elderton… more info

Elderton named finalist in Best of Wine Tourism Awards

  Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, David Basham, has today announced the finalists in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards. We are very pleased to be among the nineteen wineries named as finalists across seven categories. The awards program is a part of Adelaide’s membership in the Great Wine Capitals Global Network and… more info

2017 Grand Tourer Shiraz wins Gold at Decanter World Wine Awards

  Results from the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards were announced this week, and we are excited to share that our 2017 Neil Ashmead Grand Tourer Shiraz received a GOLD medal! GOLD MEDAL – 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards Judges Comments Beautifully layered nose of black cherry, blackberry and, then the palate is spiced and… more info

Command Shiraz row at The Barossa Cellar

The Barossa Cellar is a regional wine museum in the heart of the Barossa. It is the only facility of its kind in Australia, and is one of just a handful of regional wine museums worldwide. The Barossa Cellar is owned and operated by Barons of Barossa on behalf of the Barossa community. Allister, Cameron… more info

Pairing food with Rosé

by Jess Ruciack 31 August 2020 We are excited to now share the second release from vintage 2020 – our 2020 Barossa Rosé! And so with a new release, comes the opportunity to share what we will be planning for food and wine matches with this 2020 Rosé. It is hard to argue that the… more info