The definitive guide to Australian Wines
East Coast Tasmania
This vineyard is situated on a 4000ha sheep station, with the sixth, seventh and eighth generations, headed by Robert and Patricia (Amos) Greenhill, custodians of the land granted to Adam Amos in 1821; it is recognised as the second-oldest family business in Tasmania. The 11ha vineyard is heavily skewed to pinot noir (7ha), the remainder planted (in descending order of area) to chardonnay, pinot gris, riesling, shiraz and sauvignon blanc. The main risk is spring frost, and overhead spray irrigation serves two purposes: it provides adequate moisture for early season growth, and frost protection at the end of the growing season.
Author: James Halliday
Winery is new to this years Wine Companion.
This winery has a cellar door.
This winery has a restaurant.
This winery has accomodation.
This winery hosts musical events.
Outstanding winery capable of producing wines of very high quality, and did so this year. Also will usually have at least two wines rated at 95 points or above.
Become a member
Your enquiry has been sent to Gala Estate.
Alongside James Halliday is a dedicated team of tasters who review the wines in the Halliday Wine Companion guide.
Meet the team
Start planning your next winery tour with our new winery section and new look winery pages
Whether you're after the most recent tasting notes, or you just want to browse through those from previous months, you'll find it all here in our archive.
In brief with James Halliday shows you the world of wine through James' eyes, sharing his wine news, commentary and titbits of personal interest.
Read in brief
Get started with our Virtual Cellar and you'll be able to manage your own collection, add tasting notes and set drink now alerts.
Copyright 2018 WineCompanion.com.au
Get a 2015 Singlefile Cabernet Sauvignon & Cuvee chocolates worth $60*
Sign up now
For the full winecompanion.com.au experience, please update your web browser. to something less antiquated
Wines considered to offer special value for money.