La Violetta Press & Events


    Hope you’re thirsty, Adelaide, ‘cause there’s a tsunami of the funnest and finest heading your way this Spring.

    With contentiousness in the craft at the forefront of our vision, and a relentless thirst for whatever comes next, we’re thrilled to present our next instalment, The Fruitful Pursuit [Spring ’17].

  • Mental Notes #3 in Sydney, 23rd September

    Mental Notes is a gathering of people who make wine and people who enjoy tasting it. The third event will take place on the 23rd of September in 2017 at the world’s greatest pub, The Lansdowne in Sydney, hosted by Joel Amos (DRNKS) and Kenny Graham & Jake Smyth. The guys from Real Wines will be there on the day, pouring six fresh new La Violetta releases.

  • Gourmet Traveller, March 2017

    Max Allen gives a great overview of WA’s new wave wine producers. Click on the link below to read.

  • The Weekend West, March 2017

    Wine, capes and cowboys make the cover of the West Weekend, as Amanda Keenan weaves together the disparate and multi-coloured threads of the La Violetta story. Yee-ha! Click the pdf below to read the full article.

  • RIPE magazine, January 2017

    Beth Johnston profiles La Violetta Wines for Ripe magazine.

  • Matthew Jukes – The world’s finest Aussie shiraz

    Well here’s a fine review.
    “Expressive and dramatic in every respect – it reminds me of a top flight, elemental Cornas from the northern Rhône, but with more freshness and juiciness on board..”
    Click on the red words below to read the rest..

  • Wade Doolan’s Different Drop blog

    Wade Doolan catches up with that whimsical rogue AJ Hoadley and asks about the origins of La Violetta.



    They never asked for anyone from Great Southern (probably never heard of the place), but La Violetta managed to sneak in anyway.

    An epic trade tasting of new wave Australian wines at Cargo nightclub in London’s Shoreditch: September 20, 2016.

  • Erin Larkin tasting in Post

    POST Vol 43 No.31Following a lengthy trek in the Stirling Ranges, Erin Larkin pops in for a tasting on a chilly Denmark winter’s day.

    Click the link below to read her article.

  • Jancis Robinson MW on The new wave of Oz wines, Financial Times, May 2016

    Jancis’ reflections on a tasting of  new-wave Australian producers in Sydney with Mike Bennie.