What’s Happening at Bleasdale

Matt Laube with the Blended Dry Red Trophy for Bleasdale's 2017 Wellington Road G.S.M. at the 2018 National Wine Show
Another Trophy! And a summary of 2018’s successes 24 November, 2018

Bleasdale has capped off a stellar year at the National Wine Show of Australia yesterday, with the 2017 Wellington Road G.S.M. awarded the Blended Dry Red Trophy.

This is the second time in three years that Bleasdale has won this trophy, with the 2015 vintage of the same wine taking it home in 2016.

Bleasdale has had a truly extraordinary run of trophy success at wine shows across ...

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2016 Bleasdale Generations Shiraz is the 2018 Max Schubert AP Most Outstanding Wine in Show Winner
Bleasdale wins prestigious Max Schubert Trophy 28 September, 2018

Bleasdale's 2016 Generations Shiraz was today awarded the coveted Max Schubert Trophy for Most Outstanding Red Wine in Show at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Wine Show.

The 2016 Generations Shiraz had earlier been awarded the trophy for Best Shiraz in Show before going on to win the major prize of the event.

A huge achievement in and of itself, the Max Schubert and Shiraz trophies add to ...

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Image of Senior Winemaker Paul Hotker and National Sales Manager Leigh Warren with Bleasdale's 2018 Sydney Wine Show Trophies
August Awards Update 5 September, 2018

August was a busy month here at Bleasdale, with a number of awards and reviews announced. Over the course of August we were awarded five trophies, eight gold medals, and seven silver medals!

2018 Sydney Royal Wine Show

At the beginning of the month Paul (Bleasdale Senior Winemaker) and Leigh (Bleasdale National Sales Manager) were in attendanc...

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Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Cover
Paul Hotker – Gourmet Traveller Wine Winemaker of the Year Finalist 6 August, 2018

Paul's done it again!

Our Senior Winemaker Paul Hotker is one of eight finalists for the Gourmet Traveller Wine Winemaker of the Year award.

With the winner set to be announced on the 20th September, Paul is amongst great company with the seven other finalists all worthy winners.

This news follows an incredibly successful year for Paul and the Bleasdale team, after Paul was ann...

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Cellar Door Closed Good Friday 29 March, 2018

The Bleasdale Cellar Door will be closed for Good Friday, 30th March 2018.

Cellar Door will resume normal opening hours of 10am - 5pm all other days over the Easter long weekend.

Happy Easter to all!

The Bleasdale Team

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Bleasdale is the Master of Malbec in Australia - James Halliday
Bleasdale the Master of Malbec – James Halliday 20 February, 2018

Australian wine legend James Halliday this weekend wrote an article for The Australian newspaper about Malbec in Australia.

In the article, Halliday previews our 2016 Generations Malbec, set for release later in 2018, giving it a w...

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Festive Season Trading Hours 12 December, 2017

This Christmas and New Year period the Bleasdale Cellar Door will be closed on the following days:

  • Christmas Day - 25th December 2017
  • Boxing Day - 26th December 2017
  • New Year's Day - 1st January 2018

Cellar Door will be open 10am - 5pm as usual on all other days.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Bleasdale!

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Cellar Door Hours Friday 8th December 4 December, 2017

Please note that the Bleasdale Cellar Door will be closed from 12pm on Friday 8th December.

Cellar Door will open at 10am as usual, however we will be closing the doors from 12pm for the remainder of the day.

Normal hours will resume from Saturday December 9th.

We apologise for any inconvenience.


The Bleasdale Team


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Another trophy for Second Innings Malbec 8 September, 2017

We got some more good news here at Bleasdale HQ last week, with results of the 2017 Perth Royal Wine Show annouched.

The next vintage of our Second Innings Malbec, 2016, won its first trophy, being named the Best Dry Red Varietal of show.

The 2015 vintage also picked up another gold medal, which brings its awards tally to 3 trophies and a whopping 8 gold medals!

The Second Innin...

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Paul Hotker is the 2018 Halliday Winemaker of the Year! 2 August, 2017


Bleasdale Vineyards, one of Australia’s most awarded small wineries, has continued its run of extraordinary success with winemaker Paul Hotker being named James Halliday’s Winemaker of the Year for 2018.

It is the first time a winemaker from the Langhorne Creek wine region has been selected for the coveted award, and comes as Bleasdale retains its Hallid...

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And we are back into the Cellar Door 19 July, 2017

We are officially back into our newly-renovated Cellar Door!

We hope you will come and visit us and see all that's changed for yourself, but in the meantime, please enjoy some photos below.