Pewsey Vale

Eden Valley

Star Rating:

Eden Valley Road, Eden Valley, SA 5353
Eden Valley SA
(08) 8561 3200
(08) 8561 3393
Opening Hours
By appt
Louisa Rose
20 000
65 hectares

James' Review

Pewsey Vale was a famous vineyard established in 1847 by Joseph Gilbert,and it was appropriate that when the Hill-Smith family began the renaissance of the Eden Valley plantings in 1961, it should do so by purchasing Pewsey Vale and establishing 50ha of riesling. The Riesling also finally benefited from being the first wine to be bottled with a Stelvin screwcap, in 77. While public reaction forced the abandonment of the initiative for almost 20 years, Pewsey Vale never lost faith in the technical advantages of the closure. A quick taste (or better, a share of a bottle) of five to seven-year-old Contours Riesling will tell you why. Exports to all major markets.

Author: James Halliday

About this winery

Not Available


Not Available

Cellar Door

Not Available


Not Available

Distribution Information

Not Available

International Sales Information

Not Available

Information Provided By: Pewsey Vale
No events available.
blog comments powered by Disqus
New Winery

Winery is new to this years Wine Companion.

Cellar Door

This winery has a cellar door.


This winery has a restaurant.


This winery has accomodation.


This winery hosts musical events.

Subscribe to Wine Companion today

Become a member

Email this Winery

Let's Socialise Stay Connected

Access thousands of the newest Australian wine reviews instantly.

Join today

For the full experience, please update your web browser. to something less antiquated

Special Value

Wines considered to offer special value for money.