We are very excited to be the proud winners of not 1 but 2 trophies from the 2017 Sydney Royal Wine Show.
Trophy for Best Rose – Emily May Rosé Pinot Noir 2017
The Stewards Annual Prize – Emily May Rosé Pinot Noir 2017
We are extremely pleased that everyone seems to like our dry crisp Rosé. A massive congrats to our very talented wine maker Peter Douglas.
Our 2016 vintage sold out in 6 months, so we are expecting our new vintage to sell out quickly.
BUY EMILY MAY ROSE – $19.95
Our Song For Alice, Riesling was awarded a Gold Medal at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show, this comes off the back of 95 points from James Halliday and Gold medal at Wine Showcase Magazine.
Our Emily May Rosé took out the Best Rosé of Show in the Australian Cool Climate Wine Show.
This wine is a tribute to Dru’s Gran who lived on their property in Coonawarra until she was 99. She was an accomplished dressmaker and designer, teacher, bridge and scrabble guru, and professional floral artist.
Koonara was recently announced as “Coonawarra’s Winery Of The Year” for 2015, at the Melbourne International Wine Competition.
Koonara was in great company with other regional winners including; Bird in Hand in the Adelaide Hills, Dandelion Vineyards in the Eden Valley, Soul Growers in the Barossa, Taylors Wines in Clare Valley and Aramis Vineyards in McLaren Vale.
“We are thrilled with the announcement,” said Dru Reschke, Koonara’s owner and vigneron. “With the incredible quality coming out of all the wineries in Coonawarra at the moment, it could have just as easily gone to any of them, so it’s a humbling award.”
The Melbourne International Wine Competition is one of the only international wine competitions with trade judges. The judges are comprised of buyers from top retail stores, sommeliers, restaurant owners, hotel beverage directors, distributors and importers. Judges included Kate Lawton who is Senior Buyer at Vinomofo; Peter Nixon, Dan Murphy’s Natural Fine Wine Manager and Christian Maier, Sommelier and Buyer for RACV Clubs and Resorts.
Koonara’s Family Reserve Ambriel’s Gift, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon also received a Gold medal in the competition. Ambriel’s Gift 2012, boasts other awards including 94 points by James Halliday, and 94 points from Wine Showcase Magazine. Koonara also took home a Bronze for The Desolate Soil Pinot, 2012.