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Adelaide Hills sparkling: top wines to try

From bubbly pioneers to relative newcomers, and dedicated fizz-makers to those releasing micro-cuvées, there has been renewed confidence – and quality – among Adelaide Hills sparkling wine producers.


Individual analysis of the Adelaide Hills by grape variety:

ChardonnaySauvignon Blanc| Shiraz | Pinot Noir | Alternative varieties

Plus: Adelaide Hills value – the best wines to buy

A new era of belief in attaining excellence with sparkling wines has dawned in the Adelaide Hills.

Independent traditional-method sparkling specialist Michael Sykes at Lodestone Winery now offers his services as a freelance winemaking consultant. This has encouraged many Hills growers to reserve parcels of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir for early picking and sparkling production. The result is a raft of exciting small-batch wines of great finesse.

Scroll down for tasting notes and scores of top Adelaide Hills sparkling wines

Adelaide Hills sparkling: top wines to try

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