25 Top Reds under $30 by Campbell Mattinson

Celebrate the winter with a bottle of Crabtree Watervale Shiraz 2013 … rated number 5 of 25 Top Reds under $30 by Campbell Mattinson … James Halliday’s Wine Companion Magazine … “Absolute Quality. … Flavours of deli meats, black cherry, squishy blackberries, various dried peppers and woodsmoke. …. ” available at Cellar Door and by mail order …



Mr. Mick Clare SA Masters Games

To celebrate the opening of the Mr. Mick Clare SA Masters Games, the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council with assistance from the local community, will host a street party in Clare’s Main Street. This will commence at 5:30pm with an athlete march from the town oval down to Ennis Park. Food and Wine stalls will line the street with samples and tastings available and yes, Crabtree will be along …. see you all there.
Our cellar door is also open all weekend from 10.30am to 4.30pm daily.

Crabtree Wines – On Show

At the Clare Wine Show presentation held on Friday 1st November, we were very surprised and extremely happy to receive 5 trophies along with two gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

Viticulturist Trophy – Brendan Pudney – Winery Manager
Best Riesling of Show – 2009 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Best Single Vineyard wine – 2009 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Wine of Provenance – 2013, 2006 and 2002 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Best Exhibition section dry Riesling, 2011 Vintage and older – 2009 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Gold Medal – 2009 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Gold Medal – 2012 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling
Silver Medal – 2009 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling

Add these to the great results we have received over the month from other wine shows across Australia and the efforts of the Crabtree Crew are being rewarded.

Melbourne Wine Show -2013
Silver – 2013 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling

Australian Small Winemakers – 2013
Gold – 2013 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling
Silver – 2013 Crabtree Watervale Riesling

Adelaide Wine Show – 2013
Silver – 2013 Crabtree Watervale Riesling
Bronze – 2013 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling

… looking for the perfect gift ?

With our fabulous selection of fine wine it can sometimes be difficult to be confident of choosing the right bottle.  Our Gift Certificates take care of that little problem.  Our friendly cellar door staff will assist you with selection and pricing, gift certificates are valid for 6 months.

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2013 riesling release

The 2013 Crabtree Watervale and Hilltop Vineyard rieslings have been released and again present the fresh punchy citrus fruit flavours that Watervale is renowned for. Despite the dry year, the fruit was protected by healthy canopies: a testament to the great soil and our fastidious vineyard crew. Overall, the wines of 2013 show great fruit concentration and we are confident that the 2013 vintage will be considered another stellar year for the Clare region.2013 riesling release

Exciting Cellaring News @CrabtreeWines

We have been sitting on this secret for a month but now the secret is out, our 2012 Watervale riesling has been awarded 95 points and included in the “James Halliday Top Cellaring Selections of 2013 – bright straw green; there is an extra dimension of fruit complexity to both the bouquet and palate compared to its Hilltop sibling, yet it retains its elegance and lightness of step, chalky acidity providing gentle restraint. Greatness waits around the corner.”WC_Sup_Issue10.indd

hop along and meet Robert Crabtree

Robert Crabtree will be hosting cellar door this Easter Saturday – come in to cellar door and enjoy back vintage tastings of aged Watervale riesling that will also be available for sale in single bottle and gift packs – single bottles from $30 & gift packs from $180

who is Robert Crabtree ?

who is Robert Crabtree ?


Crabtree Cellar Door Riesling

To all lovers of our 2010 cellar door riesling we want you to know that our stocks are now coming to an end, only 10 cases left ….. we have new stock however of our 2012 cleanskin available to go and the 2012 is equally tasty …. stop in at cellar door to taste