It may be a fine line, but to increase pleasure and reduce pain is the aim of The Hedonist.

Walter Clappis — Winemaker
Hedonist-team

The Winemaking Team

A dynamic trio – the winemaking team consists of Walter Clappis, a veteran winemaker of 36 vintages, daughter, Kimberly and her partner James Cooter. Walter’s experience and wisdom plus the energy and enthusiasm of the new generation, has created the perfect balance in the winery. All the wines reflect a purity which is consistent with the Winemakers and their philosophies.

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Our Wines

2016-Sangiovese-Rose

'18 Sangiovese Rosé

With fruit sourced from two vineyards – the Willunga foothills and Kangarilla, our Sangiovese Rosé looks like the standout for the vintage so far.

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Shiraz-new

’16 Shiraz

Estate grown on our certified organic/biodynamic vineyard, the gold-medal winning Shiraz is a real highlight from this vintage, displaying a plethora of lively red fruits and spice.

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Cabernet-Sauvignon-2016

’16 Cabernet Sauvignon

The fruit for the Hedonist Cabernet is grown biodynamically on our own vineyard situated in the Willunga foothills, McLaren Vale.

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Tempranillo-new

'18 Tempranillo

The fruit for the Hedonist Tempranillo is estate grown on our biodynamically run vineyard situated in the Willunga foothills, McLaren Vale.

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Sangiovese-new

'16 Sangiovese

Harvested as a single batch, the fruit for the Hedonist Sangiovese is sourced from the Willunga foothills of McLaren Vale.

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Reserve-Shiraz

'15 Reserve Shiraz

The fruit for the Hedonist Reserve Shiraz comes from a biodynamic certified vineyard from Kangarilla, producing a slightly cooler climate expression of McLaren Vale.

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Biodynamic Practices

Our wines are made using certified biodynamic vineyards and practices.

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