2008

DECEMBER 2008: Tim Adams releases trophy winner from 2008 International Wine Challenge (Release of 2007 Semillon)

The latest release from Tim Adams Wines is the winner the Trophy for Best International Semillon at London’s 2008 International Wine Challenge, the world’s largest wine competition. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

NOVEMBER 2008: Top-10 rating another notch in the quest for consistently great riesling (Release of 2008 Riesling, 2006 Shiraz)

For Tim Adams, a gold medal and a place in the Australian Top 10 for his 2008 Riesling at the 2008 International Wine Challenge is almost as important as winning the top award at the 2006 Challenge. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

OCTOBER 2008: For Tim Adams, viticultural sustainability a long-held belief not a handy buzzword (Release of 2006 The Aberfeldy Shiraz, 2008 Pinot Gris)

Whether it’s the century-old Aberfeldy vineyard, source for his flagship shiraz of the same name, or his recent plantings of pinot gris on the Sheoaks and Ladera vineyards, what has long mattered to Tim Adams is sustainable viticulture. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

29 SEPTEMBER 2008: Tim Adams scores six in Oz Clarke’s 250 Best Wines

Oz Clarke, one of the world’s most respected wine critics has included six wines from Tim Adams in his latest book, 250 Best Wines: Wine Buying Guide 2009, which was published in London this month. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

17 JUNE 2008: Tim Adams scores world’s top Semillon at 2008 IWC

Tim Adams 2007 Semillon has been awarded the Trophy for Best International Semillon at London’s 2008 International Wine Challenge, the world’s largest wine competition. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

APRIL 2008: Tempranillo: Tim Adams tames a sun-loving, real wild child (Release of 2007 Reserve riesling, 2006 Reserve Tempranillo, 2006 The Fergus)

Tim Adams, who only began planting tempranillo in his Clare Valley vineyards in 2001, has already learned a couple of important things about the variety’s behaviour — firstly, that it responds more positively to heat than do any of the common premium red varieties; secondly, that its “out-of-control teenager” attitude needs to be strictly disciplined. DOWNLOAD RELEASE

MARCH 2008: An exceptional, zesty riesling from Tim Adams (Release of 2007 Riesling

Tim Adams selected fruit from 10 Clare Valley vineyards to produce his 2007 Riesling and is confident that the wine has emerged exceptionally well from what was clearly a drought-affected vintage. DOWNLOAD RELEASE