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Recent awards

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

The 2014 wine show season has commenced. We actively submit wines to suitable wine shows to benchmark our styles against those of other producers.

 

Winestate Magazine, New Releases

  • 919 2014 Petit Manseng, 3.5 Stars
  • 919 2011 Durif, 3 Stars
  • 919 2012 Tempranillo, 3 Stars

Winewise Small Vignerons Awards

  • 919 Pale Dry Apera, bronze
  • 919 Classic Tawny, bronze
  • 919 2013 Vintage, bronze

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Recent awards

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

The 2014 wine show season has commenced. We actively submit wines to suitable wine shows to benchmark our styles against those of other producers.

 

Winestate Magazine, New Releases

  • 919 2014 Petit Manseng, 3.5 Stars
  • 919 2011 Durif, 3 Stars
  • 919 2012 Tempranillo, 3 Stars

Winewise Small Vignerons Awards

  • 919 Pale Dry Apera, bronze
  • 919 Classic Tawny, bronze
  • 919 2013 Vintage, bronze

Read more


Awards, May 2014

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

We are pleased to announce the following results:

ORGANIC WINE TASTING: Winestate Magazine

  • 4 Stars 919 2012 Reserve Collection Touriga
  • 3.5 Stars 919 2012 Reserve Collection Shiraz

 

RIVER REGIONS TASTING: Winestate Magazine

  • 5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Classic Tawny (Top in category)
  • 4.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Pale Dry Apera
  • 4 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Classic Muscat
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Limited Release 2013 Vintage
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2010 Durif
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2012 Touriga
  • 3 Stars 919 Latin Collection 2012 Rhumba
  • 3 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2012 Shiraz (Equal top in category)
  • 3 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2013 Vermentino (Equal top in category)

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Awards, May 2014

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

We are pleased to announce the following results:

ORGANIC WINE TASTING: Winestate Magazine

  • 4 Stars 919 2012 Reserve Collection Touriga
  • 3.5 Stars 919 2012 Reserve Collection Shiraz

 

RIVER REGIONS TASTING: Winestate Magazine

  • 5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Classic Tawny (Top in category)
  • 4.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Pale Dry Apera
  • 4 Stars 919 Reserve Collection Classic Muscat
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Limited Release 2013 Vintage
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2010 Durif
  • 3.5 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2012 Touriga
  • 3 Stars 919 Latin Collection 2012 Rhumba
  • 3 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2012 Shiraz (Equal top in category)
  • 3 Stars 919 Reserve Collection 2013 Vermentino (Equal top in category)

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Apera Cobbler

Posted by Jenny Semmler on


2 strawberries

20mL Pale Dry Apera

2 orange wedges

2 lime wedges

2 lemon wedges

 

Add all the fruit to a highball glass and muddle gently to release juices. Build apera over fruit, adding crushed ice. Stir to mix ingredients. Garnish with a mint sprig. 

 

Created by Behind Bars

 

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Apera Cobbler

Posted by Jenny Semmler on


2 strawberries

20mL Pale Dry Apera

2 orange wedges

2 lime wedges

2 lemon wedges

 

Add all the fruit to a highball glass and muddle gently to release juices. Build apera over fruit, adding crushed ice. Stir to mix ingredients. Garnish with a mint sprig. 

 

Created by Behind Bars

 

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Eric Semmler wins 2013 Winestate Australian Winemaker of the Year

Posted by Jenny Semmler on

Eric Semmler of 919 Wines was named Australian Winemaker of the Year at the annual Winestate Magazine Wine of the Year awards on 15th Novermber 2013. The competition is a year in duration and is for wines and winemakers from across Australia and New Zealand. The results are distributed throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and China. 

“It was a totally unexpected award” said Mr Semmler, “but it re-confirms that with appropriate viticulture and winemaking techniques this region can produce the highest quality wines. It’s great to be rewarded for our hard work over a long period of time. It’s an honour to be the recipient of such a prestigious award.” The award was presented in Adelaide on Friday at the Winestate Annual Wine of the Year awards.

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Eric Semmler of 919 Wines was named Australian Winemaker of the Year at the annual Winestate Magazine Wine of the Year awards on 15th Novermber 2013. The competition is a year in duration and is for wines and winemakers from across Australia and New Zealand. The results are distributed throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and China. 

“It was a totally unexpected award” said Mr Semmler, “but it re-confirms that with appropriate viticulture and winemaking techniques this region can produce the highest quality wines. It’s great to be rewarded for our hard work over a long period of time. It’s an honour to be the recipient of such a prestigious award.” The award was presented in Adelaide on Friday at the Winestate Annual Wine of the Year awards.

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