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Mount Pleasant 2017 Vintage Continues To Shine Winning NSW Wine Of The Year

Mount Pleasant 2017 Vintage Continues To Shine Winning NSW Wine Of The Year

Mount Pleasant Wines is thrilled to announce that their iconic Old Paddock & Old Hill Shiraz has been awarded NSW Governor’s Trophy for Best in Show at today’s 2018 NSW Wine Awards. This great honour was complimented by two other trophies won on the day by the Old Paddock & Old Hill Shiraz (OP & OH) 2017 including – Finlaysons Trophy for Best Shiraz CCL Trophy for Best Dry Red This has been the pinnacle of a fantastic show season for newly appointed Chief Winemaker Adrian Sparks w...

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New Chief Winemaker Sparks A Spate Of Trophies For Mount Pleasant

New Chief Winemaker Sparks A Spate Of Trophies For Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant, now headed up by Chief Winemaker Adrian Sparks has received phenomenal results for its 2017 1880 Vines Old Hill Shiraz winning five trophies at the Hunter Valley Wine Show held this week. The wine, sourced from the original vines planted on the estate in 1880 wowed judges across the board and was awarded the – Alexander Munro Trophy for Best One Year Old Shiraz Drayton’s Family Trophy for Best Named Vineyard Red Len Evans Trophy for Best Named Vineyard Wine Hector Tulloch Mem...

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Mount Pleasant Ignites A Spark In Chief Winemaker Role

Mount Pleasant Ignites A Spark In Chief Winemaker Role

Sydney/Pokolbin, 14 May 2018: Today McWilliam’s Wines Group announces a new era for winemaking at the iconic Mount Pleasant winery as Adrian Sparks moves into the role of Chief Winemaker. Only the fifth Chief Winemaker in the 98-year history of the winery, Adrian sits among some of Australia’s most celebrated winemaking alumni including the late great Maurice O’Shea and most recently, the highly celebrated Jim Chatto. Adrian has proved his incredible skill and passion for the Hunter Valley ...

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Mount Pleasant Announced As James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2017 ‘Winery Of The Year’

Mount Pleasant Announced As James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2017 ‘Winery Of The Year’

Australia’s doyen of wine, James Halliday AM, has awarded the Hunter Valley’s Mount Pleasant, 2017 Winery of the Year. Mount Pleasant, established in 1921, was honoured with seven shiraz scoring between 97 and 99 points, supported by three semillon scoring more than 95 points. Halliday credits the appointment of McWilliam’s Chief Winemaker Jim Chatto in 2013 as key to the winery’s growing success and the renaissance of Australia’s original winemaking region. McWilliam’s CEO, Jeff McWilliam,...

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The Results Are In! Mount Pleasant Receives Exceptional Reviews In The Halliday Wine Companion 2016

The Results Are In! Mount Pleasant Receives Exceptional Reviews In The Halliday Wine Companion 2016

The 2016 Halliday Wine Companion has been released and Mount Pleasant Wines has continued its dominance in producing exceptional wines out of the Hunter Valley and has once again been awarded a 5 red star winery status (highest possible rating, only awarded to Australia’s top wineries). James Halliday said of our winery… “Mount Pleasant is going to continue to throw down the gauntlet to all other wineries in the Hunter Valley. Its offer this year is extraordinary: 14 of 17 wines tasted gi...

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