Awards

Mount Pleasant’s award winning history dates back to its early beginnings, a tradition of success which continues today.

Adrian Sparks wins Winemaker of the Year
– 2019 Hunter Valley Legends & Wine Industry Awards

Mount Pleasant Lovedale Semillon and Maurice O’Shea Shiraz both rated Excellent
– Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine VII

2017 Old Paddock & Old Hill Shiraz awarded NSW Governor’s Trophy for Best in Show
– 2018 NSW Wine Awards.

2017 1880 Vines Old Hill Vineyard Shiraz takes home several trophies at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2018:

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 Memorial Trophy for Best Shiraz
Doug Seabrook Memorial Trophy for Best Red Wine of Show
2009 Lovedale Semillon awarded the Graham Gregory Memorial Trophy for Best Museum White– Hunter Valley Wine Show 2018

Mount Pleasant named Winery of the Year
2009 Lovedale Semillon named Semillon of the Year
2014 Maurice O'Shea Shiraz rated 99 points
– 2017 James Halliday Wine Companion

2011 Mount Pleasant Maurice O’Shea Shiraz named Best Shiraz
– 2015 James Halliday Wine Companion

2007 Mount Pleasant Maurice O’Shea Shiraz named Shiraz of the Year.
– The Big Red Wine Book 2010/11, Campbell Mattinson and Gary Walsh

2000 Mount Pleasant Maurice O’Shea Shiraz outscores Penfolds Grange and Henschke Hill of Grace to be the highest rated Shiraz of 2005.
– Matthew Jukes Top 100 Australian Wines

Mount Pleasant Cellar Door named Cellar Door of the Year.
– Hunter Valley Legends Award 2008

2009 Mount Pleasant Maurice O’Shea Shiraz rated 94+ points.
– Lisa Perotti-Brown MW, The Wine Advocate (erobertparker.com)

2009 Mount Pleasant Old Paddock and Old Hill Shiraz rated 93+ points.
– Lisa Perotti-Brown MW, The Wine Advocate (erobertparker.com)