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October 2016

2016 WINE STATE MAGAZINE

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling awarded "Best Value Buy" in the 2016 September/October edition of Wine State Magazine. Read Full Article. 

August 2016

2016 WINE STATE MAGAZINE

Read Full Article from the 2016 July/August edition of Wine State Magazine featuring Koonowla Clare Valley Shiraz.

January 2014

2014 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION

Koonowla Wines celebrates again being awarded 5 stars for the winery with 100% of all wines within the range achieving 90 and above points. Halliday describes a 5 star rating as an outstanding winery capable [...]

August 2013

2013 MOUNT BARKER COURIER

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2013 & Ringmaster Clare Valley Riesling 2013 “The Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2013 is pale straw with a green tinge, and has a lemony fragrance leading to citrus on thepalate which [...]

July 2013

2013 MAITLAND MERCURY

Koonowla The AJM Reserve Shiraz 2010: “Deep red-purple hue; charcuterie, smoked-meat aromas with strong oak presence; full-bodied and powerful, dense and tannic on the palate. Chewy texture: a solid, gutsy, typical Clare red. Best 2015 [...]

2013 SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Koonowla The AJM Reserve Shiraz 2010: “This is a big, big red for those who want lots of flavour at a great price. Deep red-purple hue; charcuterie, smoked-meal aromas with strong oak presence; full-bodied and [...]

2013 NATIONAL LIQUOR NEWS

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2013 & Ringmaster Clare Valley Riesling 2013 NEW RELEASE. KOONOWLA THE RINGMASTER RIESLING: Abounds in lime, citrus and floral aromas with subtle grapefruit notes adding to its complexity KOONOWLA RIESLING: Floral, [...]

June 2013

2013 LISMORE NORTHERN STAR

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2013 Review: “Our first wine of vintage 2013 reminds me that all women I know called Clare/Claire are like most riesling from Clare, lovely. Thanks, both Clares. 9/10”  […]

May 2013

2013 NATIONAL LIQUOR NEWS

Angove Family Winemakers has announced it will be the exclusive Australian distributor for Clare Valley winery Koonowla, commencing this month. Angove described Koonowla’s Clare Valley property is one of the region’s most iconic. [...]

2013 JUNE JAMES HALLIDAYS TASTING NOTES

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2012 – Rating 90. Bright, full straw-green; has abundant fruit: lime, lemon and (unusually) grapefruit all sweep past in a three-way dance with each other. No need for patience, nor a [...]

April 2013

2013 THE SHOUT ONLINE

Angove Family Winemakers has announced it will be the exclusive Australian distributor for Clare Valley winery Koonowla, starting May 1. Koonowla principal Andrew Michael said: "I am extremely proud to be joining the fine stable [...]

March 2013

2013 AUSTRALIAN GOURMET TRAVELLER WINE

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2002 is listed in the "Top 2002 Rieslings" in the March 2013 edition of Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine. Read Full Article

January 2013

2013 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION

Koonowla Wines celebrates the announcement of being awarded 5 stars for the winery with 100% of all wines within the range achieving 90 and above points. Halliday describes a 5 star rating as an [...]

September 2012

2012 CANBERRA TIMES

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2002: Clare Valley’s outstanding 2002 rieslings have stood the test of time.  […]

2012 THE AGE

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2002: It’s 10 years since the great 2002 Clare Valley rieslings were released, the first outstanding vintage widely bottled under screwcaps. So it’s no surprise there have been several tastings this year [...]

2012 WA TODAY

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2002: The winemakers’ association decided at the time to put two-dozen bottles of each wine away, partly because ’02 was a vintage of outstanding quality, the wines were expected to age [...]

2012 SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2002: But first, the findings. How good are the 2002 rieslings in 2012? The answer is that the best of them are wonderful: fresh and vital, crisp and delicate, fragrant and [...]

August 2012

March 2012

2012 THE AGE

2008 Koonowla Ringmaster Shiraz A deeply coloured Clare Valley shiraz at a great price, The Ringmaster has regional whispers of crushed leaves and mint on the nose, along with minerally earth and dark berries… [...]