Highbank ‘Coonawarra’s Artisan’

The only Limestone Coast finalist winery in the 14th Annual South Australian Regional Awards for: “Outstanding achievements and significant contributions demonstrating excellence in regional leadership”.

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The name ‘Highbank’ comes from the famous strip of red earth – the high bank of ground that is the central spine of the true Coonawarra wine district.

Many of Highbank’s latest wine reviews point out that Highbank is setting a benchmark standard for elegant wines being produced in Coonawarra.

Visitors are invited to spend time in the very private vineyard accommodations of Highbank and sample some of the best from this region’s artisan winemaker.

The cellar door is open by appointment. Wines are primarily sold to the finest restaurants in Australian capital cities, and in the last 20 years Highbank has exported wines to 15 countries.

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Setting Standards

Gourmet Traveller review

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Beach Trip with Clients

A beautiful day on the Limestone Coast doing a photo shoot for Highbank

Protero Winery

Early days with Frank making the first Protero Wines for China

KPMG executive wine tasting at Melbourne headquarters.

Recently we presented a wine tasting to the KPMG executive at their Melbourne headquarters.

A very sucessful update on the outstanding wines that we our offering for sale.

‘Savour Australia’ Wine Australia Grand Tasting Roadshow

Highbank just back from China touring with the ‘Savour Australia’ Wine Australia Grand Tasting Roadshow to the cities of Xi’an, Dalian, Nanjing, and Guangzhou. Only 8 of 22 wineries from Coonawarra participated in presenting a special regional showing of our unique quality of Cabernet Sauvignon to the Chinese enthusiast. Highbank was definitely a STAR.

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Gourmet Traveller – A South Australian Favourite

Highbank is a home away from home. Relax in front of a log fire and sip stunning Highbank wines from the organically farmed vines growing just a stone’s throw away.  American wine guru Robert M. Parker Jr named Highbank’s Bordeaux-inspired blend ‘the Leoville Las Cases of Australia’ and believes Highbank crafts ‘outstanding wines of exceptional complexity and character’. Max Allen, one of Australia’s most influential wine writers, says ‘Highbank produces some of the region’s most refined, elegant and age-worthy wines’.

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Vintage Cellars Top Flight Cabernets and Blends Tasting 2013

2008 Highbank Single Vineyard Cabernet Blend showcased at the 2013 Vintage Cellars Top Flight Cabernets and Blends Tasting

Vintage Cellars and Otto Ristorante’s Sommelier, Patrick White invite you to join them for a special evening on Woolloomooloo Wharf where you can decide for yourself. Sophisticated and sharp suited, Cabernet Sauvignon clearly articulates its place of origin while never compromising its essential character. Patrick has chosen a dozen top flight Cabernets and blends from across Australia to explore the range of expression of this noble variety. Matched to a shared feasting menu with whole braised lamb shoulder sharing centre stage, it promises to be a delicious, convivial and memorable evening, with the Sydney city skyline providing the scenic backdrop.