Principals: Wirra Wirra
Winemaker: Stephen George
Region: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
*Organic / Transitioning to Biodynamic Farming
Founded by winemaker Stephen George in 1982, Ashton Hills has acquired an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest pinot noir producers. A unique site in the Piccadilly Valley that sits 570 metres above sea level and is regarded as a pioneer in cool climate Adelaide Hills wines. The winery today is true to the boutique nature of its humble beginnings.
…special mention must go to the outstanding Pinot Noirs of Ashton Hills – Richard Hemming, MW of jancisrobinson.com 2016
Ashton Hills is obviously the benchmark for pinot noir, but also produces an exceptional riesling and wonderful sparkling, so we will see where they can take us and what opportunities this presents – Andrew Kay, Managing Director Wirra Wirra
Ashton Hill is the most distinguished site in South Australia for Pinot Noir; Stephen George’s unremitting attention to detail has made Ashton Hills the one Grand Cru of the state – James Halliday