Purple Hands are a boutique label from the Southern Barossa. Their aim is to produce fruit driven wines of elegance and texture, showcasing not only the Barossa but each little patch of dirt where they source grapes from. Purple Hands was selected in the Top Ten new 5 star wineries in the 2013 Halliday Wine Companion.

Tell us something about you (or your wine) that we don’t know

We make a small batch Ancestor Vine Cabernet from a little patch of vines just outside of Lyndoch that were planted around 1880, making them some of the oldest Cabernet vines on own roots in the world.

Give us one word that sums up Barossa.


You’re going to a friend’s place for dinner, what drinks do you take?

A bottle of Grenache is always very versatile and welcomed by all, we would also take our Aglianico and/or our Montepulciano to show people something new and interesting.

You have been given a cloak of invisibility. Whose wine do you go and grab a bottle of at Barossa Be Consumed?

Rojomoma Single Vineyard Grenache.

What’s your perfect night in (or your perfect night out)?

A night around the wood fired pizza oven making gourmet pizzas and enjoying a few glasses of red.

What’s your food or wine guilty pleasure?

Pork & Fennel Sausage Ragu.

Your Fave Road Trip Songs?

Let Spotify come up with a playlist for you!

What grape variety or wine style most interests you at the moment?


Name your one Barossa ‘must do’

Eat at FermentAsian.

Your most memorable wine? Or the wine that got you interested in the wine caper?

I was once lucky enough to enjoy a taste of one of James Halliday DRC’s, 76 Grand Echezeaux.

You know you ’re in Barossa when you …. See | hear | smell ?

See rolling hills and vines, hear silence, smell fermenting grapes.

Purple Hands Wines are joining us for Barossa. Be Consumed in Sydney on July 13.

Click here for Tix & more info.