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Shiraz Classification

It's that time of the year when the vines are dormant and the air has a certain chill to it...
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News from the Winery

Around the winery with senior winemaker Peter Kelly Now that Vintage 2019 is done and dusted the winery team can...
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Pre Winter News from the vineyard

In the Vineyards with viticulturist Steve Fiebiger 2018 has seen some extreme dry conditions, with the El Nino like season...
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Rain has finally come

Finally after a dry start to the year we are hearing the sound of raindrops on our roofs. There has...
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Thats a wrap for vintage 2019

Well the 2019 vintage is all finished now, but it really only feels like it just began! The vintage this...
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2019 Vintage is well under way

2018/19 summer has been a hot one! In fact January 2019 was one of the hottest on record, with the...
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News from the Vineyard and Winery

Around the winery with senior winemaker Peter Kelly As the temperature warms up in the vineyard so it heats up...
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William Randell 2016 Vintage Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of our 2016 vintage of William Randell Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2016...
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Sandpiper Riesling Success

Our Sandpiper Riesling has had a successful month on the show circuit. In the last 4 weeks our new 2018 Vintage...
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Robert Parker Reviews

We have had some great news out of the United States with the Wine Advocate reviewing some of our current...
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2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend

The 1st September the Barossa celebrated the 2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend. Here at Thorn-Clarke Wines we hosted a tasting master...
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Perth Royal Wine Show Results

Thorn-Clarke Wines had a great showing at the recent Perth Royal Wine Show again with all wines entered coming out...
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James Halliday’s Wine Companion scores released

Well, another year has gone by and another round of Wine Companion results have been released.  The 2019 Wine Companion...
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High praise continues for Quartage

The 2015 Shotfire Quartage has once again shown it's strength by winning another Gold medal at the Melbourne International Wine...
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Sydney Dinner with the Winemaker

On Thursday 21st June we hosted out Dinner with the Winemaker event at the new Meat and Wine Co in...
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End of another Vintage

Vintage 2018 has drawn to a close and the cooler weather has set in once again. We had some fantastic...
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Win a trip to the Barossa!

What could be better than a free trip to the beautiful Barossa Valley? I can't think of any! Imagine, relaxing...
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Vintage has begun

This morning market the beginning of vintage for Thorn-Clarke Wines. In the early hours of the morning picking began on...
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Thorn-Clarke celebrates 30 years

This year Thorn-Clarke Wines has celebrated 30 years of the founding of the Thorn-Clarke partnership. 30 Years ago we planted...
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What happened in 2017?

2017 has been an excellent year with a near record harvest from our Estate vineyards, a long slow growing season...
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Wine debrief with Pete

With the warmer weather upon us the 2017 whites are coming into their own.  The cooler conditions in the Barossa...
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30 Years of Thorn-Clarke

It was great to look back of 30 years of Thorn-Clarke recently and celebrate the occasion with many of our...
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Steve’s vines

Late Spring / Early Summer is a time of great anticipation in the Vineyards as we await to see how...
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Golden Riesling

  Recent success on the show circuit has seen both our Sandpiper Riesling and Eden Trail Riesling receiving high accolades...
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Philip White review on our new 2017 whites

A fab quartet blanc from Thorn-Clarke Whitey surrenders to four delicious fleshy new 'uns from Thorn-Clarke winemaker Pete Kelly. Thorn-Clarke Sandpiper...
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Winter Vineyard Works

This Winter, much of our time in the vineyard is spent on the task of “Reworking” vines affected by a...
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James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2018

Jame's Hallidays Wine Companion has been released and once again we have retained our 5 Star winery rating. This makes...
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Gold again at San Francisco

The 2014 William Randell Shiraz has continued is good form on the show circuit by picking up another gold medal...
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Halliday’s Top Cellaring Selection

We have had 3 of our wines feature in the Halliday Top Cellaring Selection and receive a solid 95 points....
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Article in the Adelaide Advertiser

We had a feature article in the Adelaide Advertiser this week on our 2017 Vintage Festival Event. Have a read...
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Vintage 2017 has begun

After a very cool summer, the 2017 Vintage has finally begun for Thorn-Clarke Wines. With deliveries of Shiraz starting to...
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