Awards

Shiraz

2018 Touchstone Shiraz

Silver(92 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

Silver |Australian Small Wine Makers Show | 2021

Bronze|Queensland Wine Awards | 2021

2016 Touchstone Shiraz               

Silver(91 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2021

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2019

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2018

5 Stars|Winestate Magazine| 2017

Gold | Queensland Wine Awards | 2017

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2017

2012 Touchstone Shiraz

Silver | Queensland Wine Awards | 2019

4½ Stars | Winestate Magazine | 2018

2 x Trophies and 4 x Gold|Numerous National Shows| 2015/16

Gold/Trophy|New England Wine Show | 2015

94 pts | James Halliday| 2015/14

Gold | Queensland Wine Awards | 2014

5 Stars | Winestate Magazine | 2014

2010 Touchstone Shiraz

95 pts | James Halliday Compendium | 2015

Gold |Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2013   

5 Stars |Finalist Top 5 Wine of the Year Winestate| 2013

Trophy x 2 and Gold | Queensland Wine Awards | 2012

2009 Touchstone Shiraz

Gold/Trophy   New England Wine Show| 2015

Gold|Queensland Wine Awards| 2012

4½StarsWinestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting | 2012

Silver |Australian Small Winemakers| 2012

Silver|Cairns Wine Show | 2012

Bronze |RASQ Wine Mediterranean Challenge| 2012

Silver|Queensland Wine Awards | 2011

2008 Vintner's Reserve Shiraz

Silver |Queensland Wine Awards | 2011

Bronze|RASQ Toowoomba Wine Show| 2011

Silver|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2009 

Bronze|Courier Mail/Mecure Qld Wine Awards| 2009

2008 Touchstone Shiraz

Bronze|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2009

2000 Touchstone Shiraz

Silver|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2001

Bronze|Cowra Wine Show| 2001 

Bronze|Courier Mail-Sheraton| 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

Bronze (88 points) | 2024 James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards| 2019

2013 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

4 Stars|Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting| 2015

2012 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon   

4 Stars|Queensland Wine Awards | 2016

Bronze | New England Wine Show | 2015

2010 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon   

Silver(90 points) | 2024James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

4½ Stars Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting | 2013

Silver|Queensland Wine Awards| 2012

Bronze |RASQ Wine Mediterranean Challenge| 2012

2009 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon   

4½ Stars|Winestate Magazine | 2013

4 Stars|Winestate Magazine| 2011

Bronze |Queensland Wine Awards | 2011

2007 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

5 Stars|Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting| 2009

Bronze|Cairns Wine Show| 2009 

Bronze|Royal Queensland Wine Show| 2009 

Bronze|Courier Mail / Mecure Qld Wine Awards| 2009

2002 Touchstone Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

4½ Stars | Winestate Magazine | 2005

Gold | RASQ Wine/Mediterranean Challenge | 2004

Silver | Courier Mail/Sheraton | 2003

2002 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

4 Stars| Winestate Magazine | 2005 

Silver| Courier-Mail/Sheraton | 2003 

Gold| RASQ Wine/Mediterranean Challenge | 2004

2001 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

Bronze|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2002 

Bronze|RASQ Wine/Mediterranean Challenge| 2004

2000 Touchstone Cabernet Sauvignon

Bronze|Cowra Wine Show| 2001

Bronze|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2001

Petit Verdot

2019 Touchstone Petit Verdot

Bronze | Queensland & Australia International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2022

2018 Touchstone Petit Verdot

Silver(92 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

Trophy | Queensland & Australia International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge| 2022

Silver | Queensland & Australia International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2022

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2021

2016 Touchstone Petit Verdot            

Silver | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2021

Trophy | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge| 2020

Silver | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2020

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2017

2012 Touchstone Petit Verdot                           

Top 5 | Alternative Red Winestate Magazine | 2016

Silver | New England Wine Show | 2015

5 Stars | Winestate Magazine | 2014

2011 Touchstone Petit Verdot   

4 Stars | Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting | 2013

2010 Touchstone Petit Verdot   

4 Stars | Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting | 2013

4½ StarsWinestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting | 2012

Silver | Queensland Wine Awards | 2012

Bronze | RASQ Wine Mediterranean Challenge | 2011

2009 Touchstone Petit Verdot   

4 StarsWinestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting | 2013   

3½ Stars | Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting | 2012

Sparkling Shiraz/Roussanne

2018 Sparkling Roussanne

3.5 Glasses(85 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

2009 Touchstone Sparkling Shiraz

Bronze|Queensland Wine Awards| 2012

Top of Category |Australian Boutique Wine Awards | 2011

Bronze|Queensland Wine Awards | 2011                  

2008 Touchstone Sparkling Shiraz

Silver|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2009

Silver|Courier Mail/Mecure Queensland Wine Awards| 2009

Bronze|Royal Queensland Wine Show| 2009

2004 Reserve Sparkling Shiraz

Bronze|Rutherglen Wine Show, Victoria| 2006

Bronze|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2006

2000 Touchstone Sparkling Shiraz

4 Stars|Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting| 2003

Silver|Cowra Wine Show| 2003

Bronze|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2002

Sangiovese

2016 Touchstone Sangiovese            

Silver | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2020

2013 Touchstone Sangiovese   

90 pts | James Halliday 2016 Compendium | 2016

2012 Touchstone Sangiovese   

94 pts | James Halliday 2015 Compendium | 2015

Best Value Buy|Winestate Magazine | 2013

Triboulet Blend

2017 Triboulet           

3.5 Glasses(84 points) | 2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

2016 Triboulet           

3.5 Glasses(85 points) | 2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2021

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2019

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2018

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2018

Bronze | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2017

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Blend (Not yet released, WATCH THIS SPACE!)

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Blend

Bronze(89 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023 

Silver | Queensland Wine Awards | 2021

Verdelho

2021 Touchstone Verdelho            

Bronze |Queensland Wine Awards | 2021

2019 Touchstone Verdelho     

Bronze|Queensland Wine Awards| 2019      

2013 Touchstone Verdelho

Silver|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2013

Best Value Buy|Winestate Magazine| 2013

2010 Touchstone Verdelho

Bronze|RASQ Wine Mediterranean Challenge| 2012

Silver|Australian Small Vignerons Show| 2011

Bronze|Queensland Wine Awards| 2011

2009 Touchstone Verdelho

Bronze|ASQ Toowoomba Wine Show| 2011

Chardonnay

2022 Touchstone Chardonnay            

Bronze (89 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

2018 Touchstone Chardonnay            

Bronze |Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2018

2016 Touchstone Chardonnay (barrel ferment)   

3½ Stars | Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting| 2016

2008 Touchstone Chardonnay

3 Stars|Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting| 2009

2003 Touchstone Chardonnay

Bronze|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2003

2002 Touchstone Chardonnay

Bronze|Australian Small Winemakers Show| 2006

3 Stars|Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting| 2003 

Bronze|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2003

Silver|Australian/NZ Small Winemakers Show| 2002 

2000 Touchstone Chardonnay

Bronze|Cairns Wine Show| 2000

Roussanne

2019 Touchstone Roussanne            

Silver(91 points) | 2024 James Halliday Wine Companion | 2023

Trophy | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2021

Silver|Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2021

2017 Touchstone Roussanne            

Trophy | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2020

Gold | Queensland International Emerging Variety Wine Challenge | 2020

Bronze | Queensland Wine Awards | 2019

Silver | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2017

2016 Touchstone Roussanne (barrel ferment)   

3½ Stars |Winestate Magazine Qld Regional Tasting | 2016

Sommer's White (sweet)

'2 Fools' 2018 Sommer’s White (sweet)      

Bronze |Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2018

Sangiovese Rose

2018 Sangiovese Rose         

4 Stars | Winestate Emerging Varietals Awards | 2018

Silver |Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2018

Silver | Queensland Wine Awards | 2018

Shiraz, Roussanne Blend

2019 Shiraz, Roussanne Blend

Silver(90 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

Sauvignon Blanc

2022 Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze(87 points) |2024 James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

2003 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze|Sheraton Queensland Wine Awards| 2003

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot Blend

2007 Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot

3 Stars|Winestate Magazine Queensland Regional Tasting| 2009

Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

1998 Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Bronze|Cairns Wine Show| 2000

'2 Fools' Trinculo

2021 Trinculo

Bronze(88 points) |James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

Roland the Farter

2021 Roland the Farter

Bronze(87 points) |James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

Secco Rosato

2021 Secco Rosato

Bronze(86 points) |James Halliday Wine Companion| 2023

Merlot

2009 Touchstone Merlot   

Silver | Queensland Wine Awards | 2012

Silver | Australian Small Winemakers Show | 2012

Bronze | RASQ Wine Mediterranean Challenge | 2012