Thistledown wines was concieved in 2006 by An
Englishman living in Scotland, an Irishman living in England and a
German descendant working in Adelaide which makes for the
beginnings of a joke, but the coming together of Giles, Fergal and
Peter has formed the foundations of a producer with high ambitions.
The thistle is an apt image for a producer that, for all its rugged
exterior, makes wines that possess a delicacy, subtlety and beauty
that constantly surprise.
With fruit sourced from amazing vineyard sites in the Barossa
Valley, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley & Langhorne
Creek, Thistledown handcrafts small parcels of wine
chosen for their soul as well as soil to produce small batch,
Thistledown wines look to reflect the terroir by picking for
optimal balance rather than power and by winemaking that is,
wherever possible, hands off. They also choose to work with those
who care for these great sites and amazing vineyard resources to
ensure that all of their relationships are profitable ones - in the
broadest sense of the word.
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