Langhorne Creek Winemaker Paul Hotker named James Halliday Wine Companion Winemaker of the Year 2018
Halliday selected Paul Hotker from his list that included more than 1300 Australian wineries.
Paul is a passionate ambassador for Langhorne Creek. He knows the nuances of the region intimately, the seasons, the climate, the soil and the varieties and is his enthusiasm for making wine at Langhorne Creek is an inspiration to many.
His wines have won many awards and trophies for Bleasdale including recently taking out five trophies for his 2015 Wellington Road GSM (National Wine Show of Australia, Sydney Royal Wine Show, Royal Queensland Paul began at Bleasdale in 2007 after spending time working in New Zealand and Western Australia.
Wine Show, Cowra Wine Show & Royal Melbourne Wine Show) and 6 Gold medals (at all of the above, plus Royal Adelaide Wine Show). This wine has been awarded 98 points by James Halliday in the 2018 Wine Companion and is available in limited quantities at Bleasdale cellar door.
This accolade is a well-deserved acknowledgment of Pauls talent and dedication.