Multi-award winning co-owners and partners Larry Jacobs and Marc Dobson from Hahndorf Hill Winery in the Adelaide Hills (SA) will be at Muse to showcase the very best selection of their sustainable Austrian varietal range.
From a frisky Gru (awarded best Gruner outside Austria in 2013) to the fabulously named "Zsa Zsa" Zweigelt Nouveau (currently the only zweigelt produced in Australia and Austria's favourite red varietal), join us for an evening of six wines paired with a stunning set menu created by Muse Head Chef Steven Sweeney.
Featured wines include*:
2016 "Gru" Gruner Veltliner (97 Points, James Halliday, The Australian)
2017 "White Mischief" Gruner Veltliner (Gold Medal - Rutherglen Wine Show 2017 / Silver Medal - Australian Cool Climate Wine Show 2017)
2015 "Gru2" Gruner Veltliner (Reserve style) (Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2017, Germany / Silver Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2017, Austria)
2016 "Zsa Zsa" Zweigelt Nouveau (Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2017 / Silver Medal - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2016)
2015 "Blueblood" Blaufrankisch (Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2017 / Silver Medal - London International Wine Challenge 2017)
2016 "Green Angel" Late Harvest Gruner Veltliner (Silver Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2017, Austria / Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017, UK)
*Please note wines and vintages may be subject to change
Please advise us if booking separately but would like to sit together with friends
Menu coming soon - vegetarian and gluten free options available as standard
About the Winery
Hahndorf Hill Winery (HHW) is owned by Larry Jacobs and Marc Dobson, who operate the boutique business together with a dedicated team.
Larry was once an intensive-care doctor who gave up medicine to become the founder of Mulderbosch Vineyards in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Marc is a former journalist and advertising copywriter from Cape Town.
Having built Mulderbosch into an international brand, Larry sold the winery and immigrated with Marc to Australia in 1997. After falling in love with the cool-climate Adelaide Hills, they bought and further developed Hahndorf Hill Winery.
Today Larry oversees all vineyard and winery operations at Hahndorf Hill, while Marc is responsible for marketing and the cellar door.
Hahndorf Hill's six-hectare vineyard is located at the edge of historic Hahndorf village and on the slopes of a gentle hill which, over a century ago, contained a slate quarry.
Diverse mineral components in the soil translates into a distinct mineral element in all their wines, which is especially beneficial for our Austrian varieties - Gruner Veltliner, Blaufrankisch and Zweigelt (with St. Laurent waiting in the wings).
At Hahndorf Hill the vineyard is farmed according to environmentally sustainable methods. The elimination of harmful chemicals, the use of sheep to control the weed growth, and guinea fowl to eat the vineyard bugs, are all part of the process.