Hawker Ridge Wines
Sitting atop of Hawker Ridge between the Porongurup and Stirling Ranges just north of Mount Barker, is this down-to-earth family vineyard producing award-winning, cool climate Shiraz and Riesling.
- Open Days/times:Appointment Only
- Wine Region:Great Southern
- Wine Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon,Riesling,Shiraz
- Brands:Hawker Ridge
- Winemaker:Mike Garland
- Facilities:Cellar Door,Appointment Only
Hawker Ridge Wines is situated just outside of the Kendenup township, 20km north of Mount Barker. The first vines were planted in 2001 and the first wines, Riesling and Shiraz, were made from the 2004 vintage . The vineyard sits atop a local high point, Hawker Ridge, on well-drained gravelly loam, an ideal location for growing cool climate wines.
By the 2006 vintage (third vintage), the wines began winning medals at serious wine shows, including the Qantas Mount Barker Wine Show and Sydney Royal Show.
The focus continues to be Great Southern regional specialties Riesling and Shiraz and the wines are all are available to order online or by appointment at the winery.