Some kind words from our friend Rob Geddes. Check out more from Wine Vine TV here
We are thrilled to have been awarded the Banksia Gold Award at the 2015 Banksia Sustainability Awards held on Friday evening in Sydney. This followed on from our category win of the Small to Medium Business Sustainability Leadership Award. To win our Small to Medium Business category was amazing but then to be named the best of all 59 finalists was an even more incredible, humbling and somewhat surreal experience. Congratulations to our fellow award winners and finalists and, of course, thank you all for supporting us!
Tony has recently spent several weeks in China competing in the Ningxia Winemakers Challenge
, a two-year project where 48 winemakers from 18 nations, each teamed with a local winery, are given a small plot of grapes to make wine. He'll be dropping in to visit his winery every now and again over the next couple years and we'll keep you posted on his progress! For more details visit the link
We are pleased to announce that Kalleske Wines is a finalist in the 2015 Small to Medium Business Sustainability Leadership Award! The winner will be revealed in November. Thanks again to everyone for your ongoing support!
On Sunday 16th August, we are heading down to the Greenock oval to celebrate Barossa Gourmet Weekend. Featured at Greenock Gourmet will be Kalleske Wines, Murray Street Vineyards, Ballycroft Vineyard & Cellars, Schluter Wines, Greenock Creek Wines, Mark McNamara from the Food Luddite,
and Artisans at Greenock
- all in one convenient location. There'll be live music throughout the day and even a bouncy castle and face painting for the kids. Check out the Greenock Gourmet Facebook page
for regular updates and more information. You can purchase tickets for the LinkSA shuttle bus on the Barossa Gourmet website
which will drop you right at the gate. We look forward to seeing you all there!Sunday 16th August 2015, 10am - 4pmPosted: 03/08/2015
We're very excited to have received the Small Business Award at the 2015 Telstra South Australian Business Awards. Thanks to everyone for your support, and congratulations to our fellow finalists and award winners!
|Kalleske Wines has been nominated for this year's Telstra Business Awards in the Small and Regional categories. We're proud to be ranked alongside some of the nation's brightest small and medium enterprises that are making important contributions to the economy and local communities. The winner will be announced on July 10 at the Adelaide Convention Centre so we'll keep you posted! Thank you all for your continued support.|
Check out the promo video the very talented team from Winter Wonderland Productions
has put together for this year's South Australian Regional Awards
Please note our Cellar Door will be closed on Good Friday, April 3rd. All other days it will be business as usual, our doors open 10am-5pm including the Monday April 6th public holiday.
John Kalleske has been awarded Vigneron of the Year by the Barons of the Barossa at this year's Declaration of Vintage on Sunday February 15th. He was honoured and humbled to accept the award; "we just do our own little thing in our patch of the Barossa".
More details on our blog.
Drop, Chop & Two Smoking Barrels
Presented by Kalleske Wines
The vintage festival has rolled around again and it’s time to get fired up for the Kalleske Drop, Chop and Two Smoking Barrels. On the menu we have barrel wood-fired organic lamb from the Kalleske estate, accompanied with traditional Prussian sides and salads, which wouldn't be complete without Lorraine Kalleske's famous Rote Grütze dessert with fresh cream. Food will be available from 11am - 3pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and from 11am - 8pm on Friday and Saturday. Come and stay for a relaxed afternoon of live acoustic music in our Cellar Door. Wine by the glass and bottle will be available all day from 10am. It is an outdoor event, so if the weather is cool please dress accordingly.
Click here to book tickets for this event via My Booking Manager.
Please note that our cellar door will be closed on the following days over the Christmas and New Year period:
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed
New Year's Day: Closed
All other days, our Cellar Door will be open as normal from 10am - 5pm.
It is a pleasure to have been selected as the Regional Wine Award Winner at the 2014 South Australian Regional Awards. This award recognises wine companies leading the way in using their environmental credentials and sustainability practices to enhance the credence values of their products.
We are also honoured to be inducted into the Regional Awards Hall of Fame after receiving our third award, having been selected as the Sustainability Award Winner the previous two years.
More details on our blog.
A unique event on South Australia's wine calendar is the inaugural Public Schools Club Emerging Wine Makers - Riedel Trophy. We are very excited to announce that Troy Kalleske is 1 of 10 wine makers nominated for this award.
A Public Tasting Event will be open 11am - 5.30pm on Saturday September 6th 2014 at the Public Schools Club, 207 East Terrace, Adelaide where you can vote for your favourite wine for the Sandford House People's Choice Award. An entry fee of $18 includes a Riedel Ouverture Magnum glass and palate refreshing nibbles to enjoy tasting the 30 wines on show.
Please come and support us and enjoy tasting some great wines from other young producers. Bookings are essential so please visit www.emergingwinemakers.eventbrite.com.au.
Zeitgeist: the spirit of the time; general trend or characteristic of a particular period in time.
Zeitgeist Shiraz is a diverse selection of Shiraz from Kalleske farm, untouched by time, oak or non-grape additives, capturing the spirit and character of vintage 2014.
"Vibrant in colour with intense dense purple and black. The aromatics are vivid and perfumed with plenty of bright primary fruits. There are characters of plum, violet, freshly crushed blackberries, dark cherry, a hint of licorice, musk and sweet spice." - Troy Kalleske (winemaker)
Posted: 20/06/2014 Our Johann Georg Shiraz has been selected in the Langton's Classification of Australian Wine - 25th Anniversary Edition. Langton’s Classification of Australian wine is the paramount form guide to Australia’s finest wines. Entry into the Classification is based on a wine’s reputation and track record at auction.
Please note that our cellar door will be closed this Friday, April 18th for Good Friday, other than that it's business as usual, with trade resuming over the weekend and our doors open for the Monday, April 21st public holiday.
We haven't been open for long, but we are thrilled to have been awarded 'Best Small Cellar Door in the Barossa Valley’ in the current Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine.
Well it's taken a little while but we are happy to announce that our cellar door is officially open - So come on in and say hello at 6 Murray Street, Greenock.
Wine is available for tasting, by the glass and bottle and with the cellar door opening up to a large grass area out the back; it may just be the spot to sit and relax this summer.
Cellar Door Opening Hours
7 Days, 10am - 5pm.
However please note that the cellar door will be closed on December 25th, December 26th & January 1st.
AWC Vienna Special Awards
Best Organic Wine-Producer Of The Year 2013
We are elated to have been awarded the Best Organic Wine Producer of the Year at the 2013 AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge.