Fox Creek Wines Pty Ltd

It all began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong passion - creating a wine from bare earth and sunshine. The earth was found at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions, renowned worldwide for its Shiraz and other red wines. The sunshine was free. Between them and their families Fox Creek Wines was born and they could not have even guessed what a success their venture would be. When Jim and Helen Watts bought the 32 hectare Fox Creek Vineyard property in 1984, they were advised against planting vines as the soils were heavy clay. The property had previously been used for growing barley and grazing sheep. Undeterred by the sceptics, they selected and planted fine quality cuttings and nurtured the young vines. Their labours bore fruit - extraordinary good quality fruit - that was lovingly converted into supreme quality wines. Under the skilled guidance of the winemakers, the wines came to life! Leader of the pack and the first wine made at Fox Creek was their Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Chardonnay

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

  • Syrah

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  • 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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  • On my way to Thailand to do a couple of dinners in Bangkok and Chiangmai.

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  • Fox Creek 2010 Reserve Cabernet has won the Regional Trophy for the Best Bordeaux Variety at the Decanter Asia Wine Show.

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  • Flying high Fox Creek 2009 Reserve Shiraz won Trophy for Best Shiraz at International Wine & Spirit Competition in London.

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  • Boarding a plane in Sydney on my way to Hong Kong to look for a new distributor after Summergate decided to no longer represent us there

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  • Just heard we won a Grand Gold Medal, one of only 5 Australian wines for the 2010 Short Row Shiraz at the 2012 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

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  • Currently @ Freshcare certification training for Environmental Management for the winery

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  • On my way to Singapore for 2012 Food & Hotel Asia Expo, if ur around come & say hi I'm on the Business SA stand with Wine Bank of Australia

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  • On way home after 3 wks of traveling This trips been fantastic with gr8 opportunities still doesnt make next 38 hrs of traveling any easier

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  • Interesting when in a country during winter & you can drive 2 a tasting & take white wine out of car & they r already chilled ready 2 taste.

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