Awards, Reviews and Certifications

AUSTRALIAN AWARDS AND HALL OF FAME

We are absolutely thrilled that our family business has received the following accolades at a state and national level for our  dedication to landcare, sustainable tourism and our handcrafted organic wine and vineyard.

2012 INDUCTED INTO STATE TOURISM HALL OF FAME FOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN  SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

2012 & 2011 AUSTRALIAN TOURISM AWARDS SILVER MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN  SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

2011 INDUCTED INTO ADVANTAGESA HALL OF FAME

2012, 2011, 2010 & 2008 WINNER, 2013 & 2009 GOLD SA QANTAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN  SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

2012, 2009 & 2008 WINNER, 2010 2011 & 2013 SILVER,  STATE ECOTOURISM

2013, 2012 & 2010 GOLD, 2009 WINNER, 2011 SILVER, STATE TOURISM WINERIES, DISTILLERIES & BOUTIQUE BREWERIES

2011 & 2010 WINNER ADVANTAGESA SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

2010 SA/NT COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

2008 SA GREAT ADELAIDE REGIONAL AWARD – TOURISM WINERY

LANDCARE AWARDS

2010 National Landcare People’s Choice Award and Primary Producer Finalist

2009 South Australian Landcare Primary Producer Award

2009 South Australian Individual Landcare Award – Finalist

2008 Telstra State Environment Award – April 2008

2007 Adelaide and Mt Lofty NRM Rural Landholder Award – For the Protection of a Threatened Ecosystem

2007/08 SA Landcare Awards – 3rd Place for Nature Conservation

2007 Australian Civic Trust Award for the conservation of our endangered bushland

2007 Australian Civic Trust Peoples Choice Award for the conservation of our endangered bushland

WINE SHOW AWARDS AND WINE REVIEWS

James Halliday – Australian Wine Companion

2012 HALLIDAY RATED OUR ’08 SPARKLING RUBIDA IN HIS TOP 40 AUSTRALIAN SPARKLING WINES

Sinclair’s Gully ’08 Sparkling ‘Rubida’ late disgorged 94 points (2012 & 2013edn)

Sinclair’s Gully ’09 ‘Kyle’ Sparkling Shiraz late disgorged 92 points (2013edn)

Sinclair’s Gully ’09 ‘Talia’ Sparkling Chardonnay late disgorged 91 points (2013edn)

Sinclair’s Gully ’10 Sparkling ‘Rubida’ late disgorged 91 points (2013edn)

Sinclair’s Gully ’08 Wooded Chardonnay 93 points (2012 edn)

Sinclair’s Gully ’10 Unwooded Chardonnay 90 points (2012 edn)