Awards and Reviews

Gold Medal - New York July 23 2017

Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc won a Gold Medal at the New York International Wine Competition in July 2017. The NYIWC is the only major international wine competition to be judged solely by trade buyers. Each wine is judged by its category and retail price.


Silver Medal - Critics Wine Challenge July 16 2017

Lion's Tooth of McLaren Vale Shiraz Riesling 2015 won a Silver Medal at the Critics International Wine Challenge in 2017.


Gold Medal - Critics Wine Challenge July 16 2017

Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2016 won a Gold Medal and scored 92 points at the Critics International Wine Challenge in 2017.

"Plush without being over the top, this dark fruited yet refreshing red is a pure pleasure to sip." Leslie Sbrocco


Gold Medal - Critics Wine Challenge July 16 2017

Damsel of the Barossa Merlot 2015 won a Gold Medal and scored 93 points at the Critics International Wine Challenge in 2017.

"An exemplary Merlot that combines impressive depth and density with the roundedness expected by consumers. - Michael Franz; - Soft and silky but some drying tannins; good balance of flavor to structure." Mary Ewing-Mulligan


Silver Medal - Critics Challenge July 16 2017

Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2016 won a Silver Medal at the Critics International Wine Challenge in 2017. "Pretty notes of green citrus and white peach" Robert Whitley.


100 Best - Matthew Jukes May 27 2017

Matthew Jukes launched the fourteenth edition of his 100 Best Australian Wines for 2017/2018 yesterday, at Australia House. Wonderland of the Eden Valley Riesling 2016 (second year in a row) and Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2015 were both included. Matthew said, “These wines are Australia’s magnificent vinous vanguard and as always, I will showcase them nationally and internationally in a continued effort to alert the wine loving public to the great wines made in Australia.”


100 Best - Matthew Jukes May 27 2017

Matthew Jukes launched the fourteenth edition of his 100 Best Australian Wines for 2017/2018 yesterday, at Australia House. Wonderland of the Eden Valley Riesling 2016 (second year in a row) and Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz 2015 were both included. Matthew said, “These wines are Australia’s magnificent vinous vanguard and as always, I will showcase them nationally and internationally in a continued effort to alert the wine loving public to the great wines made in Australia.”


Silver - China Wine and Spirits Awards May 23 2017

Dandelion Vineyards 2016 Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc has won a silver medal at the China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards. Dandelion Vineyards was named Barossa Valley Wine of the Year, winning the Trophy for 2015 Menagerie of the Barossa Grenache Shiraz Mataro, plus another 6 double golds, and 2 gold medals. The China Wine and Spirits Awards is ‘the most influential wine and spirits competition in the world’ according CNN, as the Judges are responsible for 90 million bottles of wines and spirits per year.


Double Gold - China Wine and Spirits Awards May 23 2017

Dandelion Vineyards 2016 Wonderland of the Eden Valley Riesling has won a double gold at the China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards. Dandelion Vineyards was named Barossa Valley Wine of the Year, winning the Trophy for 2015 Menagerie of the Barossa Grenache Shiraz Mataro, plus another 5 double golds, 2 golds and one silver. The China Wine and Spirits Awards is ‘the most influential wine and spirits competition in the world’ according CNN, as the Judges are responsible for 90 million bottles of wines and spirits per year.


Gold - China Wine and Spirits Awards May 23 2017

Dandelion Vineyards 2016 Twilight of the Adelaide Hills Chardonnay has won a gold medal at the China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards. Dandelion Vineyards was named Barossa Valley Wine of the Year, winning the Trophy for 2015 Menagerie of the Barossa Grenache Shiraz Mataro, plus another 6 double golds, 1 gold and one silver. The China Wine and Spirits Awards is ‘the most influential wine and spirits competition in the world’ according CNN, as the Judges are responsible for 90 million bottles of wines and spirits per year.