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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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Varietals Produced in Eden Valley View all

  • Syrah

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

  • Viognier

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

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  • Poonawatta Estate

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

  • Heggies Vineyard

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

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  • Viognier Eden Valley. Yalumba 2015

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    Wine review by DTR789WSD


  • Forgot one:The 2015 Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier Read More

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  • Getting ready for our Australian tasting tomorrow night, but 1st some recently ... ... Kalima ShirazThe Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier '15.It may not be the best, but it solid and I've been drinking it and likng it for years. I remember how good the '07 and '10 were. The Yalumba Old Bush Vine Grenache '15.The Leeuwin Estate "Art Series" Margaret... Read More

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  • RThe Eden Valley Viognier is a nice drink - Yalumba have spent time expermenting with clonal selection and have a strong relationship with the Guigal familyThey are committed to producing great Viognier in AusTheir top one the Virgilius is very good but does need some time inn the cellarThe JB Cover Drive is a nice wine solid Coonawarra Cabernet... Read More

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  • Stephan - Sat. night is the plan. Couple of questions - 1. Your thoughts on the Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier.2. Same with the Jim Barry's The Cover Drive Cabby. Read More

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  • Picked up these. The Yalumba Viognier Eden Valley wasn't available yet so I purchased the Y series. Read More

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  • We all have a favourite go to wine Mine is Riesling - Clare - Penna Lane or Eden Valley - Pewsey Vale/St Helgas both around $15+/-5Red is Shiraz Barossa Penfolds Bin 28 around $30 or Mamre Brook around $25 or for a Cab Coonawarra Wynns Balck label 25-30 Read More

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  • Here's an offer from another vendor on that list. Lots of mouthwatering classics here that are quite hard to find. Bottle prices in some cases are getting up there, others not as much. Many will need TLC considering their age, of course, but this vendor is reliable, and well keyed into the Napa scene.    Take a look at this list -- MAYACAMAS, HE... Read More

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  • Dandelion Red Queen of the Eden Valley Shiraz 2012

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    some underlying sweetness and fruits, while mainly spice dominated Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • GregDean is a good bloke and yes does make some good wineUnfortunately history ... dominant varieties]Barossa/Eden Valley - Shiraz and RieslingMcLaren Vale - ShirazClare Valley - Shiraz and RieslingCoonawarra - Cabernet SauvignonAdelaide Hills - Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon BlancPLus the Riverland which is our Bulk Wine regionWA has Ma... Read More

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