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Awards & Media

Recent awards and accolade information available here.

We think our wines are good, but want to know how the critics rate them? Find information on recent accolades and awards below, as well as up to date media information and news.

 

2018 AWARDS

 

James Halliday Wine Companion

(2019 Edition)

Red 5 Star Rated Winery | 3 years in a row

 

James Halliday Wine Companion

(2019 Edition)

Awarded 6 wines over 95 points

2016 Capella Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay: 95 Points
2016 Capella Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay: 95 Points
2016 Collection Barossa Valley Grenache: 95 Points
2016 Wombat Creek Yarra Valley Chardonnay: 96 Points
2016 Capella Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir: 96 Points
2013 Handpicked Victoria No. 1 Shiraz: 96 Points

 

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Trophy - Best Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay

James Halliday Chardonnay Challenge 2018

2016 Capella Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

 

Trophy - Best of Show 

Australian Pinot Noir Challenge 2018

2017 Collection Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

 

Trophy – Best Pinot Noir

Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2018

2017 Wombat Creek Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

 

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Gold Medal | Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2018

2016 Collection Barossa Valley Grenache
2017 Collection Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay
2017 Wombat Creek Yarra Valley Chardonnay
2016 Collection Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

 

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#1 Grenache | Huon Hooke – The Real Review 2018

2016 Collection Barossa Valley Grenache

 

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Best Buy – Top 100 Wines  | Wine Enthusiast – April 2018

2016 Versions South Australia Chardonnay

 

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James Halliday Wine Companion 2018

Red 5 Star Rated Winery | 2 years in a row

 

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Awarded 9 wines over 95 points

2015 Handpicked Capella Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay: 97 Points

 
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2015 Handpicked Highbow Hill Yarra Valley Pinot Noir: 96 Points

 

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2014 Handpicked Highbow Hill Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: 95 Points
2014 Collection Barossa Valley Shiraz: 95 Points
2015 Handpicked Highbow Hill Yarra Valley Chardonnay: 95 Points
2015 Collection Yarra Valley Chardonnay: 95 Points
2015 Collection Tasmania Pinot Noir: 95 Points
2016 Selections Yarra Valley Rose: 95 Points
2016 Handpicked Wombat Creek Yarra Valley Pinot Noir: 95 Points

 

2017 AWARDS

 

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Vineyard of the Year | Yarra Valley Wine Show 2017

Highbow Hill Vineyard

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Gold Medal | Victorian Wine Show 2017

2016 Capella Vineyard Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay

 

Gold Medal  | Lone Star International Wine Show 2017

2013 Selections Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Gold Medal  | Australian Pinot Noir Challenge 2017

2016 Collection Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

 

2016 AWARDS

 

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Trophy - Best of Show 

Victorian Wine Show 2016

2015 Capella Vineyard Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay

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World Label Award Winner | Class 4: Flexi Wine/Spirits

Regional Selections | 2016 L9 World Label Awards

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James Halliday Wine Companion 2016

5 Star Rated Winery | 2 Years in a Row

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Double Gold Medal Winner | San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016

2013 Regional Selections Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon

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Regional Finalist

City of Sydney Business Awards 2016 | Imogen Hayes & Jeffrey Tan

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Gold Medal | National Print Awards

2013 Collection Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay | Labels Offset

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Awarded 11 Wines over 95 points and above

2013 Capella Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir: 97 points

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2010 Signature Rolf Binder Barossa Shiraz: 96 points
2012 Collection Margaret River Cabernet Merlot: 96 points
2013 Selections Eden Valley Riesling: 96 points
2013 Highbow Hill Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: 96 points
2013 Collection Heathcote Shiraz: 96 points
2013 Collection Tasmanian Pinot Noir: 96 points

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2013 Collection Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon: 95 points
2012 Signature Tasmanian Pinot Noir: 95 points
2012 Collection Barossa Valley Shiraz: 95 points
2013 Collection Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay: 95 points

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2013 Collection Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: 94 points
2013 Selections Clare Valley Riesling: 94 points
2011 Selections Margaret River Cabernet Merlot: 94 points

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2012 Handpicked Regional Selections Eden Valley Riesling: 90 points

2015 AWARDS

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Best in Show | Label and Tag Manufacturers Awards (LATMA)

Regional Selections Range | Class 4: Flexi Wine/Spirits

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James Halliday Wine Companion

5 Star Rated Winery

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James Halliday Wine Companion

Top 10 Best New Wineries

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James Halliday Wine Companion

Top 100 Wineries in Australia

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Trophy Winner

2013 Handpicked Collection Yarra Valley Chardonnay | Les Concours Des Vins 2015

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Silver Medal

Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015 | 2013 Handpicked Collection Heathcote Shiraz

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The Wine Front | Awarded 2 Wines over 95 points and above

2013 Handpicked Capella Vineyard Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir: 96 points
2013 Handpicked Collection Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir: 95 points
2013 Handpicked Collection Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay: 94 Points
2012 Handpicked Collection Central Otago Pinot Noir: 91+ Points

2014 AWARDS

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Trophy & Gold Medal | Best Mornington Peninsula Red Wine

Les Concours Des Vins | 2013 Handpicked Capella Vineyard Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

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VIC1 Trophy Winner | VIC100 Wine Awards 2014

2013 Handpicked Collection Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

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Trophy & Gold Medal | International Cool Climate Wine Show 2014

2013 Handpicked Capella Vineyard Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

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Gold Medal | Korea Wine Challenge 2014

2010 Handpicked Regional Barossa Shiraz

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Silver Medal | International Cool Climate Wine Show

2013 Handpicked Collection Heathcote Shiraz

2013 AWARDS

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Blue-Gold Award Winner | Top 100 Wines Winner

2010 Handpicked Signature Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon | Sydney International Wine Competition 2013

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Citadelles D’Argent | Les Citadelles du Vin

2010 Handpicked Signature Barossa Shiraz

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Silver Medal | Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2013

2010 Handpicked Regional Selections Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 AWARDS

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Silver Medal | UK International Wine and Spirit Competition 2012

2012 Handpicked Regional Selections Eden Valley Riesling
2012 Handpicked Regional Selections Clare Valley Riesling
2011 Handpicked Regional Selections Margaret River Cabernet Merlot
2010 Handpicked Regional Selections Barossa Shiraz
2010 Handpicked Regional Selections Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 AWARDS

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Gold Medal | Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition 2011

2011 Handpicked Regional Selections Margaret River Cabernet Merlot

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Gold Medal | 2011 Boutique Wine Awards

2011 Handpicked Regional Selections Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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5 Star Rating | Winestate Magazine

2010 Handpicked Regional Selections Barossa Shiraz

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    Gold Medal | Hong Kong International Wine Challenge 2011

    2010 Handpicked Regional Selections Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

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Silver Medal | Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition 2011

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