Chain of Ponds Wines

Chain of Ponds Wines tribute series

Latest Awards

Chain of Ponds is rated as a 5 star winery

A SILVER for Black Thursday Sauvignon Blanc
     Perth Royal Wine Show 2016

Another GOLD for Black Thursday Sauvignon Blanc at the Royal Sydney Wine Show. In the last 5 Sydney Shows Chain of Ponds Wines has collected 4 gold and 1 silver with consecutive Black Thursday vintages. Fantastic achievement and a credit to the class and consistency of this wine.

SILVER for Corkscrew Road Chardonnay
     Adelaide Hills Wine Show 2015

SILVER for Novello Rosé in the Boutique Winemakers 2015 awards

Chain of Ponds Winery has consistently produced outstanding wines over the years and continually gets good ratings in the James Halliday Australian Wine Companion. Here are our results from the 2017 edition:

96 points - 2013 Ledge Shiraz
95 points - 2013 Forreston Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
94 points - 2013 Forreston Reserve Shiraz
92 points - 2013 Amadeus Cabernet Sauvignon
92 points - 2015 Black Thursday Sauvignon Blanc
91 points - 2013 Grave's Gate Shiraz
90 points - 2014 Corkscrew Road Chardonnay
89 points - 2015 Innocence Rosé
89 points - 2015 Amelia's Letter Pinot Grigio

*James Halliday's star rating system explained

5 STARS - Outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity. Will have at least two wines rated at 95 points or above, and had a five-star rating for the previous two years

94 – 100 points Outstanding
Wines of the highest quality, often with a distinguished pedigree

90 – 93 points Highly Recommended
Wines of great quality, style and character. Worthy of a place in any cellar

87 – 89 points Recommended
Wines of above average quality, fault free and with a clear varietal expression

View James Halliday's Best Wineries of the Region

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