2004

DECEMBER 2004: Lillypilly Estate releases a trio for the Australian lifestyle (Release of 2002 Petit Verdot, 2003 Red Velvet®, Lillypilly Estate 2003 Chardonnay)

Lillypilly Estate has released new vintages of three of its most popular tablewines, including a red that chief winemaker Robert Fiumara increasingly sees as a major force for Australia’s warmer viticultural areas. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

25 OCTOBER 2004: Noble performance from Lillypilly at 2004 New South Wales Wine Awards

Lillypilly Estate has dominated the sweet-white-wine class at last week’s 2004 NSW Wine Awards. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

OCTOBER 2004: Lillypilly Estate scores five entries in Penguin Guide

Lillypilly Estate, based at Leeton in the Riverina district of NSW, has had five of its wines included in Huon Hooke’s and Ralph Kyte-Powell’s Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide 2004/2005. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 2004: Lillypilly Noble Blend scores again with Vintage Cellars Trophy at Riverina Wine Show

Lillypilly Estate 2002 Noble Blend has been awarded the Vintage Cellars Trophy for Best Sweet White Table Wine (Floral Styles) at this month’s 2004 Riverina Wine Show, establishing the wine as a worthy successor to the 2000 Noble Blend, which won the same trophy (then designated the Liquorland Trophy) at last year’s show. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

MARCH 2004: Award-winning botrytised white and latest reds complete conversion for a screwcap pioneer (Release of 2002 Noble Sauvignon Blanc, 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2002 Shiraz)

The release of the Lillypilly Estate 2002 Noble Sauvignon Blanc, which won a Blue-Gold Medal and Top 100 position at the 2004 Sydney International Wine Competition, underscores the long-held commitment of the family company’s winemaker, Robert Fiumara, to screwcap closures. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

JANUARY 2004: Lillypilly Estate’s founder named Leeton Citizen of the Year

Pasquale Fiumara, who established the Lillypilly Estate vineyards in 1972, has been named 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Leeton Australia Day Committee. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

JANUARY 2004: Lillypilly scores two Blue-Golds and a Top 100 spot at Sydney International Wine Competition

Lillypilly Estate 2002 Noble Sauvignon Blanc has won a Blue-Gold Medal and a coveted Top 100 position at the 2004 Sydney International Wine Competition. The Leeton-based winery’s 2003 Tramillon® was also awarded a Blue-Gold Medal. DOWNLOAD RELEASE