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Levantine Hill Estate flying high with Qantas

19-10-2016

Levantine Hill Estate’s wines have been chosen by Qantas to be served at their most exclusive lounges Australia-wide (including its first and business international lounges), consolidating its position as the brand of choice for Australia’s most discerning wine loving travellers.

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Chef's Hat and People's Choice Awards

13-09-2016

After just one year of operation, ezard @ Levantine Hill has grabbed a chef’s hat and the prestigious People’s Choice Award in Australia’s most important annual food awards – The Age Guide Food Guide Awards.

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Melbourne Fashion Mum reviews ezard @ Levantine Hill

14-03-2016

Delicious, Fresh and Seasonal produce. Set in the heart of the Yarra Valley this gem is hard to beat! A Breathtaking space, surrounded by luscious landscapes, this idyllic setting is the perfect environment to enjoy a glass or two of Levantine Hill’s critically acclaimed wines.

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Q-Wine: 2014 Colleen's Paddock Review

14-03-2016

Levantine Hill Colleen's Paddock Pinot Noir 2014 Delicious and glorious. Sublime. For the inaugural release of this label, the best of everything has been thrown at it. And in true Levantine Hill style, no expense has been spared.

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Levantine Hill wins highest praise from top Australian wine writer

29-02-2016

  • 2014 Levantine Hill Mélange Traditionnel Blanc wins 4.5 stars rating by Huon Hooke
  • Vintage describes as "rich and full bodied, smooth and generous" in an outstanding review 

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White Truffles at ezard @ Levantine Hill

18-11-2015

ezard @ Levantine Hill is pleased to announce that for a limited time it is incorporating an ingredient so rare that its worth shouting about – white truffles.

The white truffles have been imported from Europe for ezard @ Levantine Hill.

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Picnic at the Yarra Valley in Style

18-11-2015

The once humble picnic basket this summer has undergone a make-over at ezard @ Levantine Hill, a successful new gastronomic partnership between hatted chef Teage Ezard and Levantine Hill Estate. After ezard @ Levantine Hill’s successful launch in July, Teage Ezard has redefined the picnic baske

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Head for the Hill

21-09-2015

Dan Stock visits a wildly ambitious new Yarra Valley attraction

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Designed for greatness

12-07-2015

A top-class restaurant and cellar door are just part of the grand plan for multimillionaire Elias Jreissati’s Levantine Hill Estate, writes Paul Best.

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Our Albus wins gold

12-07-2015

The judges at the Royal Queensland Wine Show know a great wine when they taste one. They’ve just awarded our Coldstream Guard ‘Albus’ white the trophy for Best Other White Blend of the Show.

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Samantha's Paddock is the Wine of the Week!

16-06-2015

A classic blend of Bordeaux grape varieties from a superlative vintage, this is the epitome of wine elegance. Think cassis and dark berries, gentle oak and impressive structure. Medium-bodied and impeccably balanced, this is remarkably good (and extremely French in style) for a wine made from suc

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Qwine raves about our 2014 Chardonnay

12-06-2015

"It seems all the love and care plus the use of velvet gloves have gone into making this Chardonnay. "

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Autumn 2015 News from the Hill

31-03-2015

Autumn 2015 | News from the Hill

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QWine appraise our 2014 Rosé | "One glass is not enough"

23-02-2015

"Slick! I actually wish I had this on a hot day while sitting in the pool. This is my first look at a wine from this winery and what a serious impression they have made..."

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Wine Companion Magazine rates our Rosé 2014

20-01-2015

A blend of 92% cabernet, 7% pinot and 1% cabernet franc and petit verdot; harvest ran from 14 Feb to 17 Apr (astonishing); 50% whole bunch-pressed, 50% crushed and run off immediate; 14% matured in French barriques. A dry, savoury, very complex rose with a brambly/twiggy bouquet and a long, well-ba

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ezard @ Levantine Hill named one of the hottest openings of 2015

16-12-2014

The Age Good Food names our world class cellar door and restaurant ezard @ Levantine Hill (currently under construction and due to open in mid 2015) one of the hottest openings of 2015.  Read about it here.

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Halliday awards our Samantha's Paddock an outstanding 96 points

06-11-2014

James Halliday has awarded our Samantha's Paddock Melange Traditionnel an outstanding 96 points in his latest Festive Season Guide.Halliday awards our Samantha's Paddock an outstanding 96 points

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2014 Royal Adelaide Wine Show awarded our 2012 Syrah a Gold Medal

03-10-2014

We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded another accolade, this time a Gold Medal at a major Australian wine show. The highly prestigious Royal Adelaide Wine Show awarded our Levantine Hill Syrah 2012 a Gold Medal (in Shiraz class 30). We were the only Victorian wine to win a

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Good Food features our ezard @ Levantine Hill Announcement

17-09-2014

  "It's being called the most ambitious project in the Yarra Valley since Domaine Chandon opened in 1986. Hatted Melbourne and Sydney chef Teage Ezard has teamed up with 18-month old winery Levantine Hill Estate on a 100-seat restaurant and cellar door in Coldstream. Earth-moving equipment mov

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Wine Companion Magazine rates our Pinot Noir 2013

16-09-2014

94 points. Three estate blocks; open fermented; 9 months in French oak (30% new). A fresh and lively pinot with bright red and black cherry on the bouquet; the long, linear palate needs time for complexity to develop. It will be long lived, so be patient. 13% alc. RRP $80 / Cellar until 2023 / > More...

ezard @ Levantine Hill

16-09-2014

The perfect partnership of food and wine. Officially announced today, the new gastronomic partnership between celebrated Melbourne and Sydney hatted chef Teage Ezard and Levantine Hill Estate will take contemporary dining to a new level in the Yarra Valley. For the first time ever, Teage Ezard wi

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Spriny 2014 | News from the Hill

31-08-2014

Spring 2015 | News from the Hill

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Huon Hooke Reviews our Syrah 2012 and Samantha's Paddock 2012

04-07-2014

Huon Hooke Reviews our Syrah 2012 and Samantha's Paddock 2012

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Levantine Hill Wines Launched in London

30-06-2014

Levantine Hill Estate is very proud to announce that its premium Yarra Valley Australian wines have now landed in London, an important milestone in exposing an international audience to these much heralded wines. Londoners will now enjoy the wines at Michelin-starred restaurant Outlaw’s at

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Six Nations Wine Challenge

29-06-2014

This is the only wine show in the world where the wines come in exclusively by invitation from the Judges. “Because the wines are all selected by each of the judges the standard of wine quality must surely be higher than any competition of this size in the world”.  Bob Campbell MW.

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Truffle Melbourne Festival 12th-13th July

18-06-2014

As the inaugural Truffle Melbourne Festival approaches, the excitement is palpable. This winter will celebrate the largest collection of French Black Truffles at Caulfield Racecourse from 12-13th July. It is a festival that celebrates artisan products, so it is only fitting that Levantine Hill is

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Levantine Hill featured in Jacquie Hayes' article in the Australian Financial Review

16-06-2014

Journalist Jacquie Hayes explores Levantine Hill's quest to become a world-leading wine producer in an article in the Australian Financial Review. Download the full article here.

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Nick Stock Reviews Our Wines on JamesSuckling.com

16-06-2014

Acclaimed wine critic Nick Stock reviews and compares Levantine Hill wines to the French Greats after attending our Benchmark Tasting at Woodland House. Download his full review on JamesSuckling.com here.

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Cellar Door Plans Featured in The Age Business

26-05-2014

Our exciting new cellar door plans have been featured in The Age Business section. Read journalist Simon Johanson's full article by clicking here.

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Our First Issue of "News from the Hill"

12-05-2014

Click here to download the PDF version.

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Read about what some of Australia's top chefs, wine critics and media personalities have to say about Levantine Hill wines.

08-05-2014

“Pinot Noir is absolutely fantastic – a Burgundy to beat the Burgundys”? D. Luxton   "92 Points - Full red-purple colour; spicy, stemmy, foresty aromas with hints of parsnip and humus. The palate is medium bodied, savoury and fairly complex with spicy oak and a succulence t

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James Halliday reviews Levantine Hill in the Weekend Australian Magazine!

14-04-2014

Acclaimed wine critic James Halliday reviews Levantine Hill Esate in an article in the Weekend Australian Magazine. To download the full article, please click here.

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Levantine Hill Features Again in Prodijee!

26-03-2014

Levantine Hill's Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc Semillon features in this month's John Anthony column in Prodijee magazine. For the full article download here.

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Levantine Hill Syrah Featured in Prodijee Magazine

13-02-2014

John Anthony, Wine Writer for Prodijee Magazine, profiles Levantine Hill and its 2012 Syrah.  To download full article, please click here.

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Levantine Hill reviewed in The Cairns Post

22-01-2014

BJ Foley, wine critic for The Cairns Post, profiled Levantine Hill Estate and gave some exciting reviews of our wines. Download the full article here.

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2012 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Sells Out

20-01-2014

After receiving critical acclaim including a score of 94 from James Halliday and recognition as the best new white wine of 2012 from The Age, our 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon is officially sold out. We have been consistently tasting the 2013 Sauv Sem and feel it is ready for release. The timing cou

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James Halliday honours our Rosé 2013 with a score of 93

15-12-2013

James Halliday releases his verdict on our 2013 Rosé. The top wine critic in Australia, has honoured our 2013 Rosé with a score of 93.

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Levantine Hill Cellar Door plans featured in Winestate Magazine

12-11-2013

Levantine Hill's exciting new plans for a cellar door are featured in this month's popular Winestate Magazine. Read about the well-anticipated new venture in the page 11 article or download here.

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James Halliday awards our 2012 Pinot Noir a score of 94

01-10-2013

James Halliday, the top wine critic in Australia, has honoured our 2012 Pinot Noir with a score of 94 and a five-glass distinction. This equals the score he gave to our 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon. We can't wait to see what he thinks of our other releases. To download the ratings for bot

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Des Houghton Profiles Levantine Estate in the Courier Mail

06-09-2013

Des Houghton, wine writer for the Courier-Mail in Brisbane, recently attended a tasting of Levantine Hill Estate wines at Jo-Jo's and wrote about the experience in his weekly Quaff column. Download the full article here.

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Levantine Hill's First Entry in the Wine Companion

30-07-2013

In his newly released 2014 Wine Companion, James Halliday has labelled Levantine Hill Estate as the most ambitious project in the Yarra Valley in the last 25 years. With our singular focus on producing the best wines in the entire region, we couldn't agree more. To read the full winery listing for L

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Levantine Hill Estate 2012 Pinot Noir featured in August issue of RACV Highlights magazine

29-07-2013

Levantine Hill Estate 2012 Pinot Noir featured in August issue of RACV Highlights magazine

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Levantine Hill Files Plans for Cellar Door and Restaurant

28-07-2013

Designed by renowned architectural studio Fender Katsalidis, the team behind such iconic buildings as the Eureka Tower and MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), the Levantine Hill Estate Cellar Door will sit amongst our estate vines on the corner of Maroondah Highway and Hill Road in Coldstream. Th

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Levantine Hill Estate Featured in BMW's Evolution Magazine

11-06-2013

Doncaster BMW is synonymous with luxury. Their eco-friendly dealership was recently renovated to include such bespoke touches as a wine cellar built under the showroom complete with glass ceiling. In partnership with Levantine Hill Estate, BMW takes some of it's most loyal clients around the Ya

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Levantine Hill Homestead Featured in Inside Magazine

10-05-2013

The bespoke decoration of the luxurious Levantine Hill Homestead by Melbourne studio Molecule is profiled in the May/June 2013 edition of Inside Magazine. Please click here to read the full article.

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Good Food's Best New Wines for 2012

14-12-2012

To read the full article, please click here:  Good Food on 14 December 2012:

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Levantine Hill Estate in The Age

07-11-2012

Just in time for our first release, renowned wine writer and critic Jeni Port has written a full-page article about Levantine Hill Estate. The article appeared in the Epicure section of The Age on Cup Day 2012. Please click here to learn a bit more about the story behind our vineyard

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Levantine Hill Estate's First Release

31-10-2012

Seeing a dream realised is a wonderful thing. Following setbacks from the Victorian bush fires, Levantine Hill rebuilt and launched in 2012. That vintage was a once-in-a-generation harvest in the Yarra Valley, and the resulting wines are living up to the hype. It was with great honour tha

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