“My grandfather always said you have two ears for listening and one mouth for talking…so you should be doing twice as much listening and half as much talking.”
Adrian is known for his inspiring commitment to learning, innovation and is considered a beacon for other growers in the community. In true Barossan spirit, Adrian is generous in his openness to share, whether it be his time, knowledge or leadership.
His core belief is founded in a rising tide floats all boats, striving to lead by example with his dedication to quality through sustainable viticultural practices.
His personal quest is based around old vine preservation, focusing on vine health and soil biodiversity to ensure their sustainability for the next generation of grape growing Hoffmann’s.
A fifth generational Barossa vigneron, Adrian’s family have been landowners since 1857. His business, Dimchurch Vineyards, is based in the parish of Ebenezer in northern Barossa, managing 140 ha of vines and 600 tonnes of grapes.