Here is your wine list for Pinot Palooza 2018 and boy, is it a beauty! An incredible range of styles, regions and producers are represented this year… you lucky things!

But so many wines on tasting can be somewhat overwhelming, and the ultimate question is always where to begin?

Our suggestion is to approach it as you would a music festival. Think of the different styles or producers as stages, each one representing a certain genre of music or musician.

Each will have its own unique character and what you like or don’t like is all down to how you feel or what you feel like seeking at that particular moment in time.

Spend time at the Main Stage, of course, but make sure you head to the Fringe and Emerging Stages for something new or different. Up for a splurge? Hit the VIP stage. Up for something fun? The Dance Tent’s where it’s at. And when you feel like taking it a little easy, the Chill Out Room’s waiting for you.

This is how you Pinot, with your hands in the air like you just don’t care!


Main Stage: Think of this as the headline act which you absolutely have to check out. If you haven’t heard of them, you soon will. This one’s a must.
VIP: This is the one you’ll cough up good dollars for!
Fringe: A little left field, a tad alternative, unique, intriguing and captivating. Not mainstream and all the better for it.
Emerging Talent: This is your new, up and coming Pinot artist, or one who’s undergone reinvention.
Chill Out Room: Super chilled, easy going, relaxed and super lo-fi.
Dance Tent: Something that is just bright, fun, and makes you want to move.

HINT: We’re all about supporting local talent so make sure you head to the Pemberton stands to check out these legends. Then, make a beeline to the regional stands such as Gippsland which is full of emerging artists, or the Adelaide Hills (for some wild times) and Mornington Peninsula for the true classics.

Then perhaps check out some of last year’s People’s Choice TOP 10 (there are a few here) but make sure you spend time with someone new, too. 

And finally, don’t forget to VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE wine on the day to go in the draw to win some epic prizes.



Below and Above Pinot Noir, 2014 – 35
Below and Above Pinot Noir, – 35

Howard Park Wines
Howard Park Flint Rock Pinot Noir, 2017 – 28
Marchand & Burch Pinot Noir, 2017 – 60
Madfish Pinot Noir, 2017 – 18

Lost Lake Wines
Lost Lake Pinot Noir, 2014 – 38
Lost Lake Pinot Noir, 2015 – 38
Lost Lake Rose, 2017 – 25

Picardy Pinot Noir, 2016 – 44
Picardy Pinot Noir, 2017 – 44
Picardy Tete de Cuvee Pinot Noir, 2014 – 75
Picardy Tete de Cuvee Pinot Noir, 2015 – 75


PN/17 Pinot Noir, 2017 – 42
OPN/16 ODEON Pinot Noir, 2016 – 130

New Era Vineyards

Ocean Eight
Willow Creek
Yabby Lake

Learn more about Mornington HERE


Studebaker, 2017 – 35
Conception, 2016 – 50
Samba Side, 2016 – 60

Bass River 1835 Pinot Noir 2016
Cannibal Creek Pinot Noir 2016
Cannibal Creek Reserve Pinot Noir 2016
Dirty Three “All the Dirts”, 2017
Onannon Leongatha Pinot Noir, 2017
Purple Hen, 2016
Purple Hen ‘The Rooster’, 2016
Lightfoot & Sons ‘Myrtle Point Vineyard’, 2016
Lightfoot & Sons ‘Cliff Block’, 2015

This is one of our regions to watch. Get to know it better HERE


Devil’s Corner
Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir, 2017 – 24
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Noir, 2016 – 34

Tamar Ridge
Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir, 2016 – 34
Tamar Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir, 2015 – 6500
Tamar Ridge Single Block Pinot Noir, 2015 – 100
Pirie Sparkling Rosé, 2010 – 48

Josef Chromy Wines
Josef Chromy Pepik Pinot Noir, 2016 – 25
Josef Chromy Pinot Noir, 2016 – 38

Meadowbank Pinot Noir, 2016 – 55
Meadowbank Pinot Noir, 2017 – 55

Pipers Brook
Ninth Island Pinot Noir, 2017 – 25
Pipers Brook Estate Pinot Noir, 2017 – 45
A10 Single Site Pinot Noir, 2017 – 65
New Certan, 2017 – 75
Norfolk Rise, 2017 – 19


Giant Steps
Giant Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2017 – 60
Giant Steps Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2017 – 35
Giant Steps Yarra Valley LDR, 2017 – 35

Journey Wines
Journey Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2017 – 38
Journey Small Batch Pinot Noir No. 2, 2016 – 55

Handpicked Wines
Handpicked Collection Central Otago, 2013 – 60
Handpicked Collection Mornington, 2016 – 2015 – 60
Handpicked Collection Yarra Valley, 2013 – 60
Handpicked ‘Capella’, 2015 – 80
Handpicked ‘Highbow Hill’, 2015 – 80



Cloudy Bay
Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir, 2016 – 45
Cloudy Bay Te Wahi, 2015 – 90

Nautilus Estate
Opawa Pinot Noir Rose, 2017 – 22.99
Nautilus Southern Valleys Pinot Noir, 2015 – 42.95
Nautilus Single Vineyard Clay Hills Pinot Noir, 2014 – 69.95

Villa Maria Wines
Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir , 2017 – 25
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Pinot Noir , 2014 – 35
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Pinot Noir , 2012 – 60
Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Pinot Noir , 2012 – 60


Carrick Wines
Carrick Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2015 – 50
Carrick Billet-Doux Pinot Noir, 2016 – 36
Carrick Unravelled Pinot Noir, 2016 – 30

Charteris Wines
Charteris The Winter Vineyard (Cellar Release) Pinot Noir, 2013 – 70
Charteris ‘Special Project’ Pinot Noir, 2015 – 55
Charteris Central Otago Pinot Noir, 2016 – 43

Mt Difficulty Wines
Roaring Meg Pinot Noir, 2017 – 30
Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2016 – 47
Mt Difficulty Single Vineyard Ghost Town Pinot Noir, 2016 – 75

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