Red Wines

If altitude is what contributes to white and sparkling wine success in the Adelaide Hills, it’s attitude that makes our red wines so exciting.

No longer just a Pinot Noir region, sites like Longview with its southern proximity, diverse, expansive landscape and diurnal range, can produce cool-climate Shiraz and elegant Cabernet that can stand with the best in Australia.

And with no old-school traditions holding us back, we can push the boundaries with styles, blends and of course varieties such as Nebbiolo and Barbera which are grabbing the attention of wine drinkers everywhere.

White Wines

Traditionally, aromatic white wines are the Adelaide Hills’ most famous styles. It is Australia’s go-to region for vibrant Sauvignon Blanc, and the region’s Chardonnay rivals the very best in the world with exceptional fruit intensity and complexity.

Longview has stamped its authority on these styles and has also won numerous accolades for (the-very-underrated-in-the-region) Riesling. However, the Adelaide Hills are pioneers of “alternative” varieties that are making a huge splash and Longview are early adopters.

In particular, the Austrian variety Gruner Veltliner has found its second home in the Hills, with the region now growing more than any other country outside its homeland.