Walter Clappis has been making wine in McLaren Vale for almost 40 years, and over that time has won innumerable trophies and gold medals, including the prestigious George Mackey Memorial Trophy with his 2009 The Hedonist Shiraz, chosen as the best wine exported from Australia that year. He now has daughter Kimberley and son-in-law James Cooter (both with impressive CVs) supporting him on the winery floor. The estate plantings of shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, tempranillo and grenache are the cornerstone of the business. Exports include the UK, the US, Canada, Singapore, Thailand and China.
The winemaking team consists of Walter Clappis, a veteran winemaker of 36 vintages, daughter, Kimberly and her partner James Cooter. Walter’s experience and wisdom plus the energy and enthusiasm of the new generation, has created the perfect balance in the winery. All the wines reflect a purity which is consistent with the Winemakers and their philosophies.
Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet, Tempranillo, Sangiovese
Festival City Wines - SA, Vic, NT | Whole Bunch Wines - NSW | Australian Independent Wine Wholesalers - QLD | Claret & Co - WA
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ABS Wine Agencies - UK, EU, Russia | AWines - Japan | Cult Wine - New Zealand | Inland Trading Co - Canada, Singapore | SC Bangkok Marketing Co - Thailand