2006

DECEMBER 2006: Tim Adams releases inaugural Reserve range (Release of 2006 Reserve Riesling, 2005 Reserve Tempranillo, 2004 Reserve Merlot)

After more than 30 years of winemaking in the Clare Valley, Tim Adams has released his inaugural Reserve range. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

DECEMBER 2006: A seven-year wait pays off with sweet success for Tim Adams Wines (Release of 2006 Botrytis-Affected Riesling)

Tim Adams had to wait seven years to make this wine but he reckons his patience with the style has been well rewarded. “Botrytis cinerea doesn’t make its presence felt in the Clare every year, but when it does the results can be spectacular,” said Tim. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

DECEMBER 2006: Dash of viognier adds intrigue to a shiraz of exceptional power and finesse (Release of 2005 Shiraz)

Tim Adams is seriously pleased and intrigued by his 2005 Shiraz — seriously pleased because he rates the wine as among the best reds he has produced in his 30 years of winemaking; seriously intrigued because a seemingly insignificant change to the winemaking regimen has had a noticeable effect. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

DECEMBER 2006: When it comes to Clare semillon, Tim Adams happily admits that the Poms have got it exactly right (Release of 2005 Semillon)

Tim Adams is one of the greatest champions of Clare Valley semillon, though he admits that converting Australians to its charms can be a frustrating experience. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

OCTOBER 2006: Tim Adams takes out the Riesling Challenge ... and reckons Mr Mick would be mighty pleased (Release of 2006 Riesling and 2005 The Fergus

The latest releases from Tim Adams Wines include the overall winner of the Hyatt 2006 International Riesling Challenge, which was held this month in Canberra and attracted 458 entries, including 92 from Germany. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

7 SEPTEMBER 2006: Matthew Jukes includes four wines from Tim Adams in his worldwide top 250

Matthew Jukes, one of the United Kingdom’s most respected wine critics, has included four wines from Tim Adams in his latest book, The Wine List 2007, in which Jukes selects lists his top 250 wines for the year. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

JULY 2006: Tim Adams 2006 Pinot Gris ... in this case, the secret to fullness of flavour lies on the ground

In the Springfarm and Sheoaks vineyards which provide the fruit for this relative newcomer to his Clare Valley portfolio, Tim Adams has no qualms about leaving just over a quarter of their potential yield on the ground. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

JULY 2006: A century on, The Aberfeldy vineyard continues to deliver shiraz with power, grace and finesse (Release of 2004 The Aberfeldy Shiraz)

Tim Adams is still in awe when he strolls through The Aberfeldy vineyard and considers the age of the shiraz vines and the world they were planted into, a hundred years before the grapes for this wine were harvested. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

JULY 2006: Tim Adams Cabernet ... a Clare classic inspires a fresh tack on blending (Release of 2003 Cabernet)

The release of the Tim Adams 2003 Cabernet — a blend of 86 per cent cabernet sauvignon, 10 per cent malbec and 4 per cent merlot — marks a significant change for a wine that has been an integral part of the winery portfolio since 1990. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

19 MAY 2006: IWC gold medal completes UK hat trick for Tim Adams 2004 The Fergus

Tim Adams 2004 The Fergus has completed an impressive hat trick of recent UK performances by winning a gold medal at this week’s 2006 International Wine challenge in London. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

26 APRIL 2006: Tim Adams The Fergus makes Decanter’s best-value list

Tim Adams 2004 The Fergus has been selected by Decanter, the United Kingdom’s premier wine magazine, as one of the world’s 50 best-value reds. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

MARCH 2006: Tim Adams Wines comes of age (Release of 2004 Shiraz)

For Tim Adams and Pam Goldsack, the 2006 vintage marks the 21st they have harvested for their own Clare Valley label. DOWNLOAD RELEASE