Hemera Estate is located at the southern end of the Barossa Valley in South Australia. The property dates back to 1855 with vines planted soon after. Hemera produces a range of wines sourced from estate grown and trusted premium grape growers with vineyards over 100 years old.
Our vineyard is planted to a combination of Bordeaux grape varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc from which we produce a range of single varietal wines and blends. It is also planted to Rhone grape varieties such as Shiraz, Old vine Grenache (109-year-old) and Mataro.
Our winemaker Jason Barrette has over 30 vintages of premium winemaking experience around the world in France, USA, Portugal and Canada. Jason was a Penfolds winemaker for 11 years working on their premium portfolio of wines including Magill Estate, St Henri, Bin707 and Grange.
Hemera’s winemaking philosophy is “to produce wines that are respectful of the grape varieties from which they are made and the vineyard and region where the vines are grown”.
Hemera Estate is a James Halliday 5 Red Star winery that has won over 600 domestic and international awards.
Hemera produces a range of food-friendly styles that are versatile with a wide range of cuisines. Hemera produces a range of Limited Release wines that are created only when our winemaker deems that grapes or wine from a particular vineyard block or grower or region stands out as exceptional. These hand-crafted wines are produced in very small volumes, often only a single barrel.
Our Icon range of wines are only produced in exceptional years where fruit quality is exceptional.
We are delighted to welcome you to our home and share the warmth and character of our beautiful estate with you, along with the best one-on-one attention from our wonderful cellar door staff. Take a slice of our place home with you – we look forward to seeing you at our cellar door.