Peter Howland Wines Pty Ltd

+61 2 4920 2622 2/14 Portside Crescent
Wickham, 2293
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Peter Howland started out as a professional musician in his home town of Newcastle. Always in search of new ways to apply his finely tuned ability to combine creativity and technique, he turned to winemaking. Enrolling in Oenology at Adelaide University in 1993, he went on to graduate with 1st class Honours, alongside Caroline Dunn (now Senior Winemaker Wolf Blass) and Brett McKinnon (now General Manager Orlando Wyndham Group) in 1996. During his studies he worked at McWilliams Mount Pleasant winery in the Hunter Valley focussing on Semillon and Chardonnay, and Cape Mentelle in Margaret River where he concentrated on the perfection of palate structure. Straight from University, his skills were tested during the 1997 vintage of Cassegrain, Hastings Valley, where as Assistant Winemaker along side Glenn Goodall, every trick was used to successfully combat 20 inches of rain in 6 weeks. Peter and (now wife) Leah traveled through Europe throughout 1997 spending much of their time visiting some of the best Read more »

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

  • Syrah

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Noir

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  • Peter Howland Shiraz Langley Vineyard 2002

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    Date Imbibed: 18 Mar 11Label Quote: "tucked for maximum bunch"Tasting Note: Bright on the nose, like fresh nappies just folded. Soft and flat. Spreads gently and generously over tongue with consistent, uncomplicated flavours. A pleasant afternoon in the park, leaving you wondering what's showing at the museum.Drink with: Your old high school gi... Read More

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  • Mouthpiece Peter Howland Hunter Valley Shiraz 2003

    Snoothrank:

    Probably a bit past its peak, but still very nice. Quite vanilla-ish (from the oak), but also has lots of pepper, dark berries, spices and a fair amount of earthiness. On first opening, was quite harsh/leathery, with an almost herbal peppery aftertaste. Became more oak-dominated and softer with airing. Read More

    Wine review by penguinoid


  • Peter Howland Shiraz Parsons Vineyard 2004

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    Wine review by Zumpar1


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