Bird in Hand

+61 8 8389 9488 Corner Pfeiffer & Bird in Hand Roads
Woodside, SA 5244
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In 1997, an unassuming young viticulturalist and winemaker, Andrew Nugent, chanced his arm in the emerging wine region of the Adelaide Hills. Andrew grew up next door to Penfolds at Magill and his formative wine years were spent in South Australia’s McLaren Vale. It was here that he honed his craft as a viticulturalist, vineyard manager and winemaker. The Nugent family live and work on the picturesque property, reflecting the strong sense of community in the Adelaide Hills. Andrew exudes a quiet but steely determination to grow Bird in Hand into one of the world’s great wineries. “We live and work at the winery. We know the best thing we can do for our community is grow and produce the best wine and olives we can. Our success will be our community’s success. A high tide lifts all the boats in the bay. At Bird in Hand we’ve assembled the best team of people, we’ve painstakingly selected the perfect terroir and we’re well on our way.” The sense of community emanates from Andrews mother Joy Read more »

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  • Merlot

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

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Syrah

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • If you have any doubt that Austrians love their wine, consider the fact that the Viennese vineyards were begun 2,000 years ago and they are the only significant producing vineyards in the world growing within a cosmopolitan center’s city limits. The vines are less than 20 minutes by car, bus or train from the heart of the city. Austria has four ... Read More

    From the article On Austria's Burgenland Wine Region


  • What's everyone opening?No cooking for me this year, but I'll be providing all the wines, probably 10-12 bottles. Have to make final cuts tonight but a couple bottles of Chardonnay, Beaujolais, and Pinot are in the mix.  Read More

    Forum post in the topic Thanksgiving Wines


  • Hello fellow wine lovers! I am new to the snooth community, but am finding this platform to be a great place to research wines, as well as read helpful reviews. As an avid wine drinker, I am always interested in hearing other people's wine reviews, and I was wondering if some would help me with my search.  This year, my wife and I are hosting th... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth! Suggestions...


  • Whew,,, Peter and Adam Just dodged a major bullet and Now I am wanting to reserve the 2014 Cargassaci and Keefer Pinot Noirs from Siduri..Just as the final grapes were harvested by Peter Cargassaci for Siduri Wines it started to pour Rain...  The story will be told, just as I taught a Wine Class 2 days prior regarding Pinot Noir/ Burgundy.Exactl... Read More

    Forum post in the topic 2014 Santa Lucia California...


  • Seagulls? just asking other newbies. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Seagulls, what do you think?


  • I'm a big believer in going relatively simple at TG and letting the food be the star. I too am smoking the bird.I've got a Gewurz that has a lot of acid, a Bandol Rose and have been debating what to do about a red. There's a pretty good Languedoc 100% Syrah on sale in PA that is ready to go and solid. On the other hand I don't think Pinot will h... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The Thanksgiving thread


  • So, do you have your wine planned out yet for the Thanksgiving meal? I'm going a bit off course this year as I am smoking my turkey so I'm probably going to go heavy on Syrah rather than Pinot Noir. But that could change based on input from the guests.First off I'll likely pop a 2010 Copain Baker Ranch Syrah as it shows quite Pinot-like and I ha... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The Thanksgiving thread


  • Bird In Hand Pinot Noir Adelaide Hills Sparkling 2011

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    I purchased this wine in British Columbia for $34 CDN and I feel like this wine represents a really good value. A lovely crisp, refreshing dry rose wine with a fine bead. Smells of strawberry + slightly herbaceous (strawberry fields) and a slight yeasty character. Strawberry and cherry on the palate with lovely acidity. Not as simple and sweet a... Read More

    Wine review by 1277765JenniferT 1277765 JenniferT


  • Being a huge fan of the Rex Cab (as a "great-value, lots-of-bang-for-your-buck" wine) and mildly fond of their Merlot and Pinot Noir, I was hoping that their Sauvignon Blanc would be of comparable quality ... but all I can say is, "Bleah." Harsh, burning, and nearly flavorless, with next to nothing in the bouquet -- not at all like the Rex reds.... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Rex Goliath Sauvignon Blanc -...


  • There's an argument to be made for Riesling, and it's made on a regular basis. It goes something like this: Riesling is great, it's flexible and it's food friendly, with wines ranging from dry to syrupy sweet, so there's something for everyone to like. This has been the argument of the day for years now. Trouble is Riesling still finds resistanc... Read More

    From the article One Man, 40 Rieslings


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