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New Solar Panels the Next Step in Kollaras Sustainability

The installation of 350 new solar panels at the Kollaras & Co Head Office is the latest step in the execution of the company’s sustainability plan. The 100KW commercial solar system is expected to enable Kollaras & Co to produce over 400KW per day of solar generated power, equating to 146,000KW per annum – And generating 70% of our own electricity. Solar energy was an important part of the company’s sustainability plan due to its renewable energy source. The system is beneficial not only to the environment but will also more than halve the company’s electricity costs before tariffs are... Read More

Kamana Wins Best In Show Pinot Noir at China Wine Competition

It has been nothing short of a successful year for the team at Kollaras & Co, with the news that two trophies and three medals were awarded at the recent China Wine Competition, bringing this years’ tally to 97. Kamana Pinot Noir was a standout, receiving two trophies - Best in Show by Varietal and Best Wine by Value. It was awarded a gold medal and 94 points, complementing the three bronze medals it was awarded at wine shows held earlier in the year. St Augustus Pinot Grigio received a Silver medal and Uppercut Barossa Shiraz received a Bronze medal. Kollaras Marketing Manager, Georgia Kollaras, commented on the... Read More

High Praise for New Wine Additions from Global Wine Judge

Five new wines recently added to the Kollaras brand portfolio have received high praise from Wine Orbit’s esteemed critic Sam Kim. Mogul, the new Barossa Valley Shiraz, was awarded Five Gold Stars and a whopping 93 points. It was described by Kim as attractively fruited and beautifully fragrant, succulent and rounded on the palate, delivering gorgeous fruit flavours and subtle texture, elegantly framed by polished tannins. Originally created to satisfy demand from the Asian market, Mogul is set to succeed in one of the fastest growing wine markets in the world. “It’s a premium wine that will impress in the key Asian market.” explained Kollaras Marketing Manager,... Read More

Uppercut Riesling A Cut Above the Rest in Blind Tasting

Uppercut Riesling has been awarded a mammoth 87 points and placed in the top six wines in its category at a recent industry blind tasting. National Liquor News, a leading authority for over 37 years within the liquor industry, awarded the Uppercut Riesling the exceptional rating at its annual Riesling tasting. The impressed judges described it as “Deeper, richer nose. Fuller bodied. Good acidic finish. Slight honey, citrus, straw, nice acidity.”  The Clare Valley Riesling has been a huge hit with both consumers and industry experts alike since its addition to the Kollaras brand portfolio in April this year. It has been awarded many accolades including a... Read More

Kollaras & Co Signs Distribution Agreement with North China’s Largest Wine Importer

The move will facilitate Kollaras & Co’s expansion into North China through multiple channels A key partnership between Kollaras & Co Pty Ltd and The Beijing ABA Company Ltd, was cemented at The China International Import Expo held in Shanghai on November 5-10, 2019. Kollaras brands to be distributed by the iconic importer were on display at the three-day expo - A major initiative of the Chinese government to support trade liberalisation and economic development in China. The event was opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping, with expected attendance of over 800,000 visitors across the three days. Kollaras & Co Managing Director John Kollaras, in partnership with ABA attended an... Read More

Prestigious Blue Gold Award at Sydney International Brings Medal Tally to 87!

It is with great pride that Kollaras announce key brand Overexposed has won an esteemed Blue Gold award at the Sydney International Wine Show 2019, bringing the annual medal tally for the Kollaras portfolio to 87. Overexposed Cabernet Sauvignon was announced as the winner of this Provisional Award, which is presented to the top 20% of the highest rated wines. The win advances Overexposed Cabernet Sauvignon to the ‘Style Judging - Judges with Food’ stage of the competition. In addition to the illustrious Blue Gold medal, Uppercut Barossa Shiraz was listed as a finalist placing it amongst the top 20%... Read More

Comte de Noiron Judge’s Top Pick in Industry Blind Tasting

Champagne corks are popping with the news that Comte de Noiron was overwhelmingly selected as the panel’s top pick in a blind tasting hosted by National Liquor News. Comte de Noiron Brut Vintage was awarded 93 points and categorised as an ‘outstanding wine of remarkable character.’ One of the judges described the wine as presenting “Toasty aromas and a long finish. A powerful and enticing wine.” To add even more sparkle, Comte de Noiron Brut NV was awarded 90 points in its price category. The wine was up against a number of wines at more expensive price points and was described as having elements of “fresh buttered brioche,... Read More

Victorian Wine Show Brings Medal Tally to 86!!!

The accolades for Kollaras & Co brands keep flowing in, with the news that two medals awarded at the Victorian Wine Show held recently, has brought the medal tally for the year to 86! Overexposed Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc both collected bronze medals with scores of 87 and 86 respectively. Competing against the best of the Victorian wine regions, the wins are a testament to the high quality of the Overexposed brand. The Victorian Wine Show has been an iconic competition within the Australian Liquor Industry for nearly forty years. Today, it is still the only wine show promoting Victorian wines produced from grapes grown in... Read More

Best Shiraz in Show Trophy for Two Truths @ Limestone Coast

Two Truths Shiraz has been critically acclaimed as the Best Shiraz of the 2019 Limestone Coast Wine Show. It was recently awarded the highly coveted ‘Eric Brand Trophy for Best Shiraz’ at a celebratory dinner hosted by the Coonawarra Wine Region. It received a gold medal and 96 points, while the Two Truths Sauvignon Blanc was awarded a silver medal and 90 points. The Limestone Coast Wine Show is highly revered, it brings together the best wines from 79 producers from seven wine regions to be judged by three panels of judges, including this year’s international guest judge, Michelle Bouffard, one of Canada’s most prominent sommeliers... Read More

81 Medals and Still Counting After Royal Adelaide Wine Show

Three bronze medals received from the Royal Adelaide Wine Show has brought the medal tally for Kollaras & Co to 81 for the year so far. The Royal Adelaide Wine Show is the most prestigious wine show in Australia, featuring over 2,500 wines from across Australia, to determine medal and trophy winners. Three wines within the Kollaras brand portfolio were each awarded a bronze medal: Mi Scusi ProseccoTwo Truths ShirazTwo Truths Sauvignon Blanc Mi Scusi Prosecco is fast making a name for itself in the short time it has been released, having recently been awarded a Gold Medal and the Title of ‘Victorian Prosecco of the Year’ at The Melbourne International Wine Competition... Read More

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