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FINDING FIANO

Hilltops vignerons are among grape growers innovating to accommodate changing climate. And one white variety that is showing serious promise is Fiano [fee-ah-no] An immigrant from southern Italy, it is acknowledged as a versatile variety that likes the Hilltops region...

BALLINACLASH BOUTIQUE SHOW TROPHY

The year is ending on a high for Ballinaclash. Yes, another trophy for the Ballinaclash Tom Cabernet Sauvignon 2019! This time at the 2020 ANZ Boutique Wine Show where it topped the jam-packed Cabernat Sauvignon class that attracted over 80 entries. Two other Hilltops...

HILLTOPS FIANO FEATURES

Rhymes with piano...Fiano is a southern Italian grape variety that is tweaking curious wine palates, and inevitably those of innovative grape growers. A recent industry seminar focused on Fiano, and its impressive suitability to Australian terroir, especially in...

HILLTOPS WINES RANKED TOP VALUE

Drum roll... Hilltops Wines make their mark in the just announced 2020 Real Review Top Value Australian Wines. The Real Review team has tasted thousands of wines over the past year and selected those that represent best value based on quality and price. And Hilltops...

HILLTOPS CABERNET IMPRESSES JUDGES AGAIN

The 2020 NSW Wine Awards have just been announced and Chair of Judges Dave Brookes has given the nod to the top quality of Hilltops Cabernet Sauvignon. The Riedel Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded to Ballinaclash Tom Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, which also...

STONKING GOOD SHIRAZ WINS 2020 HILLTOPS WINE OF YEAR

Every year the vignerons and winemakers of the NSW Hilltops celebrate the excellence of the wines of their region at the Hilltops Wine Show and the Wine of the Year is recognised by the award of the Peter Robertson Trophy. The 2020 Hilltops Wine of the Year has been...

HILLTOPS AWARD-WINNING WINES SHINE

Great prelude story from ABOUT REGIONAL showcasing the top producers in the Hilltops wine region... It precedes the imminent announcement of the 2020 Hilltops Wine of the Year and trophy-winners of the 2020 NSW Wine Awards. Check it out here.......

GOING FOR GOLD

The 2020 NSW Wine Awards have tallied the scores and just announced the Gold Medal winners. From the HILLTOPS the bling goes to... Ballinaclash 2019 Tom Cabernet Sauvignon Ballinaclash 2018 John Shiraz Hungerford Hill 2018 Corvina McWilliam’s 2018 1877 Shiraz...