“The wine has reserve and grace, with persistent red fruit flavours and fine tannins. This is a quiet, refreshing pinot that is packed with flavour despite its delicate nature.”
– Toni Paterson, MW on the Pinot Noir, rated 92 points
Vinteloper was founded by David Bowley in 2008 as winemaker and owner, it is David’s desire to unapologetically produce artisan wines that have integrity, interest and intrigue. In the modern world where life move fast and digitalism infects our daily lives, the pride derived from producing something physical – bottles of wine is what drives David. The winery, based in the Adelaide Hills, has no other staff and no modern equipment. David believes it’s not the size of the winery rather the dedication, attention and focus that are most important to his winemaking.
The ‘Home Vineyard’ is located near Norton Summit in the Adelaide Hills where David maintains 54 rows of Pinot Noir, 15 rows of Chardonnay and 17 short rows of Shiraz. Additional grapes are sourced from vineyards owned by friends & family in the regions of Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Southern Fleurieu and Clare Valley. These are vineyards that David has worked on, over several vintages. There are six wines in the Vinteloper collection: Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Touriga Nacional, Shiraz and a red blend. All are grown in different regions of South Australia.