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Kalleske Divergent Genre

Divergent… ‘Tending to be different or develop in different directions. Moving away from what is expected’ The Barossa Valley is well known for traditional varieties such as shiraz and grenache made in a traditional style. Troy Kalleske also forged his…

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A little bit about Zinfandel…

Zinfandel or Primitivo is a very versatile grape variety that can produce wines of many different styles including more light to medium bodied, elegant style reds, sweet style rose’s and rich full-bodied reds. Zinfandel is a relative newcomer to Australia,…

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2019 Global Organic Masters

Kalleske received some fantastic results at the recent Global Organic Masters in the UK. All of the entered wines received a minimum of a Gold Medal with our Eduard Shiraz receiving one of only two Master Medals that were awarded…

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Why Shiraz? A Q&A with Troy Kalleske

Why Shiraz? “Shiraz is a versatile grape and it’s amazing how the same grape variety can give such different wines based on where it is grown, vine age, soil type, season, etc. I’ve worked with Shiraz all over Australia (Barossa,…

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2019 Vintage Report

Vintage 2019 was warm and dry. We harvested our first grapes, Chenin Blanc and Semillon, on February 25th. This was shortly followed by the Viognier on the following day as well as Shiraz and Grenache for Rose and the first…

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2018 Plenarius Viognier

We are very excited about our much anticipated release of the 2018 Kalleske Plenarius Viognier. In 2018, ‘The Fruitful Pursuit’, compiled Australia’s largest-ever showcase of orange, amber and skin-contact white wines. The collection was opened during an interactive, two-day tasting…

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