Over Pinot Palooza’s 13 city tour, there will be opportunity to so many different Pinots from so many producers representing so many 30 regions. The sheer volume alone can be intimidating, let alone trying to pick a favourite.

The best way 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 has its own unique character and what you like or don’t like is all down to how you feel and what you’re seeking at that particular moment in time.

Spend time at the main stage, but make sure you head to the fringe and emerging stages for something new or a little 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: 

This is 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.


This is one you’ll cough up good dollars for.


A little left field, 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: 

Wines that are bright, fun and make you want to move.


Pemberton, WA

Below & Above Wines

Below & Above Pinot Noir, 2015 – $35


Picardy Pinot Noir, 2017 – $45
Picardy Tete de Cuvee Pinot Noir, 2015 – $75

Lost Lake

Lost Lake Pinot Noir, 2014 – $38
Lost Lake Pinot Noir, 2015 – $38
Lost Lake Pinot Rosé, 2017 – $25

Great Southern, WA

Castelli Estate

The Sum by Castelli Pinot Noir, 2017 – $19
Castelli Estate Pinot Noir, 2017 – $34

Marchand & Burch

Marchand & Burch ‘Villages’ Pinot Noir, 2018 – $39
Marchand & Burch Mount Barrow Pinot Noir, 2017 – $60
Marchand & Burch Rose, 2018 – $26
Marchand & Burch Bourgogne Rouge, 2017 – $55

Adelaide Hills, SA


Giles, 2017 – $55
The Alan, 2015 – $93
Johanne Ida Selma Blanc de Noir, MD – $62


Devil’s Corner

Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir, 2018 – $24
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Noir, 2017 – $34
Devil’s Corner Mt Amos Pinot Noir, 2015 – $65

Josef Chromy

Josef Chromy Pepik Sparkling Rosé, NV – $32
Josef Chromy Pepik Pinot Noir, 2017 – $25
Josef Chromy Pinot Noir, 2017 – $38

Yarra Valley, VIC

Journey Wines

Journey Wines Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2018 – $40
Journey Wines Small Batch Pinot Noir #3, 2017 – $60

Rob Hall

Rob Hall Pinot Noir, 2017 – $26
Harriet’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2018 – $40
Palooza Pinot, 2019 – $40

Innocent Bystander

Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir Rosé, 2018 – $20
Innocent Bystander Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2018 – $25
Innocent Bystander Central Otago Pinot Noir, 2016 – $25

Gippsland, VIC


Studebaker, 2017 – $35
Conception, 2017 – $50
Samba Side, 2017 – $65



Craggy Range

Craggy Range ‘Martinborough’, 2017 – $32
Craggy Range ‘Te Muna’, 2016 – $55
Craggy Range ‘Aroha’, 2016 – $150


Dog Point Vineyard

Dog Point Pinot Noir, 2017 – $50
Dog Point Pinot Noir, 2009 – $65

Central Otago

Charteris Wines

Charteris The Winter Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2013 – $100
Charteris The Winter Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2014 – $70
Charteris Tahi Pinot Noir, 2015 – $55
Charteris Central Otago Pinot Noir, 2018 $43



(Yarra Valley/ Martinborough/ Central Otago/ Willamette Valley)
Duck Sauce Pinot Noir , 2018 – $16.5
The Don Pinot Noir, 2016 – $30
Payten & Jones VV Pinot Noir, 2018 – $27
On Giants’ Shoulders Pinot Noir, 2016 $50
Wild Earth Pinot Noir 2015 – $60
Maison Noir O.P.P., 2017 – $50

Handpicked Wines

Handpicked Regional Selections Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir, 2018 – $28.99
Handpicked Regional Selections Yarra Valley Rosé, 2018 – $28.99
Handpicked Collection Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2015 – $59.99
Handpicked Collection Tasmanian Pinot Noir, 2018 – $59.99
Handpicked Regional Selections Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2017 – $28.99

Pure Wine Co.

(Adelaide Hills/Murray Darling/Murray Darling)
Saint and Scholar Pinot Noir, 2018 – $30
Saint and Scholar Pinot/Shiraz, 2017 – $30
Saint and Scholar ‘The Scholar’s Soapbox’ Pinot Noir, 2018 – $50
Twill and Daisy Pinot Noir, 2019 – $18.99
Pete’s Pure Pinot Noir, 2019 – $14.99


We brought the Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland to Perth last year and the reaction was VERY positive so we’re bringing them back, and adding to it! This year you’ll also be able to taste your way around the Yarra Valley, Tasmania and the Adelaide Hills, all without moving your feet!

Below are who will join but we also encourage you to do your homework prior. And by homework we mean getting a glass of wine and checking out the regional profiles!

Adelaide Hills

Ashton Hills Estate Pinot Noir, 2018
The Feral Fox Pinot Noir, 2017
Deviation Road Altair Brut Rosé, NV
Grounded Cru Sparkling Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir/Chardonnay, NV
Grounded Cru Inc Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir, 2016
Main & Cherry Pinot Noir, 2019
Vinteloper PN/17 Pinot Noir, 2017


Chatto Pinot Noir, 2018
Ghost Rock Estate Pinot Noir, 2018
Ghost Rock Bonadale Pinot Noir, 2018
Ghost Rock Oulton Pinot Noir, 2018
Ninth Island Pinot Noir, 2018
Pipers Brook Pinot Noir, 2018
Stargazer Pinot Noir, 2018

Mornington Peninsula

Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir, 2016
Ocean Eight Pinot Noir, 2016
Quealy Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2018
Quealy Campbell & Christine Pinot Noir, 2017
Red Claw Pinot Noir, 2018
Stonier Jimjoca Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2016
Yabby Lake Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2018

Here’s your Mornington Peninsula Homework!

Dirty Three All the Dirts Pinot Noir, 2018
Bass River 1835 Pinot Noir, 2018
Cannibal Creek Pinot Noir, 2106
Cannibal Creek Reserve Pinot Noir, 2106

Your Gippsland Homework!
Yarra Valley

Coldstream Hills Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2018
Giant Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2018
Greenstone Pinot Noir, 2018
Medhurst Yarra Valley Pinot Noir, 2018
Medhurst Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2018
Rob Dolan White Label Pinot Noir, 2017
Rob Dolan True Colours Pinot Noir, 2017
St Huberts Blanc de Noir, 2013
St Hubert’s The Stag Pinot Noir, 2018

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