Entries by Louise Hemsley-Smith

2020 Halliday Wine Companion

It’s that time of year when winemakers get a little bit antsy and have a faraway look in their eyes; the release date of the annual James Halliday Wine Companion is in early August every year; we are up to the 2020 edition now! Springs Road Kangaroo Island Wines did very well with all 5 […]

James Suckling Wine Reviews

We had a couple of great reviews from James Suckling (jamessuckling.com) from the USA and his wine Australian wine editor at large, Nick Stock for the  2017 Springs Road Shiraz and the 2017 Springs Road Cabernet Sauvignon, which is awesome! 95 points for the 2017 Shiraz and 93 for the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon. Quietly pleased with ourselves….. […]

Winter is gift time on the Cygnet River Artisan Trail

Something exciting is growing in Cygnet River, where a group of passionate producers have gravitated together to create the Cygnet River Artisan Trail. And the cooler months are the perfect time to dedicate some time to meandering along the trail. During the cool months, the trail’s makers have time to stop, chat, share their stories […]

News Round-up

I had to write a news round up for our wine club members (have a look at the benefits of joining such a fine wine club here) and so rather than use it just once, I thought I would double up and post it in various places. There is some news from the vineyards and […]