Yelland & Papps Barossa Valley


Posted 23 September 2018

Doing a double take on Barossa Grenache with Yelland and Papps - Adelaide Review

Doing a double take on Barossa Grenache with Yelland and Papps - Adelaide Review


Michael has made the TOP 50 again this year

“The Top 50 highlights the multi-dimensional diversity of Australian wine. The judges spent two days benchmarking around 300 wines from some 150 winemakers to find the best of the best. What you end up with in the Top 50 is not just a snapshot of great products from all grape growing corners of Australia, and the gamut of varieties, but also the intersection of ideas, philosophies, and the individual trajectory of the winemakers involved”, says YGOW founder Rory Kent.

“Now into the 12th year of Young Gun of Wine, year by year we get a gauge on trends and where wine is heading, and we can clearly see the creative rise and rise of the industry. Such this the depth of talent now, from last year, over 60% of winemakers are new to the Top 50 list, so that’s really exciting”.

This year welcomes an all-star judging panel, including last year’s Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of The Year Caitlyn Rees, Good Food Guide WA Sommelier of The Year Emma Farrelly, 2017 Young Gun of Wine winner, Michael downer of Murdoch Hill; Rosetta’s Lisa Cardelli; who all sit alongside YGOW veteran judges, Mike Bennie, Nick Stock, MONA’s Pip Anderson, and Rory Kent.

The 2018 winemaker showcase accelerates by bringing accessibility to the forefront, with the Top 50 public ticketed event at Prahran Market from 7pm – 10pm on Saturday 12th May. Guests can get up close and personal with this year’s Top 50 winemakers, tasting two of each of their wines, as well as ask them any burning questions surrounding their technique and wine practices. With eats from Wilson & Market, Maker & Monger and The Mussel Pot, Prahran Market will turn into a wine lover’s wonderland.

Bookings to the Top 50 winemaker showcase via Eventbrite:

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A great article on by Ute Junker, 20 reasons to love the Barossa Valley

Wine tasting is not always a comfortable experience: some places make you stand at the bar, or perch on a high stool. Not at Yelland and Papps. These bold young winemakers are known for doing things differently, and their tasting room is actually a whole house, decked out like a family home. Take a seat on one of the comfy sofas and be prepared to discover something new: Yelland and Papps' range of more than two dozen wines includes unusual drops such as vermentino and roussanne.


Congrats to all the other Top 10 winners.  Read the article and check out all the wines here.


Very interesting and informative article from


We're chuffed to be in Adelady's "5 SA Cellar Doors you must visit this Spring"


Very grateful to James Halliday for such a great article - he's really captured what we're all about!  Read the article here

The Weekend Australian - James Halliday

Read article here

Cheers Ray Jordan for selecting three Y&P wines in your Top 100.


We agree with the Halliday Wine Companion, you definately should try these Five Barossa Wines including our own Second Take Grenache.  Read the article here

We're not going to argue with Tony Love!  Our Second Take Shiraz is featured in his Top 100 Wines keeping company with some other really great Shiraz.

Seven Barossa winemakers have been named as a Young Gun of Wine, making to the top 50 from a pool of 200 canditates.  The Young Gun of Wine showcases the best up & coming winemakers in Australia.  Young Gun Top 50

"We are pretty rapt with the achievent and it is good to be recognised for what we are trying to do - something different while pushing boundaries.  We are thinking outside the square with a newer, fresher take on a variety of wines." - Michael Papps


 Thank you Australian Traveller - Barossa Valley - If I could do just 5 things...

Romance in the Barossa Valley by Belinda Luksic




Is this the end of the 'big', bold red wine?
By Rory Kent Executive Style

Is this the end of the 'big', bold red wine?

By Rory Kent Executive Style



Raising the roof with Roussanne


Wine & Vitculture Journal


The Morning Bulletin
Wine Words - By Regan Drew


VINOMOFO - Meet the Maker - Yelland and Papps

The New Barossa - A Visit to Yelland & Papps

Australian Wine Month article 8th of May 2015

Meet the Misfits of the Australian Wine Industry

Meet the Misfits

Barossa Valley Guide: 20 best-kept secrets according to locals












SA Weekend Magazine Sept 2014


SA Weekend Magazine Sept 2014

Gimme Gimme Grenache



Yelland & Papps featured in August's additon of Stock Journal. 

Stock Journal

Little People Friendly 

Check out Kylie Pedler-Jones article on our family friendly winery.


"Cherry picking in the Barossa"


Weekend Notes little write up on YP Tasting Room , check it out.\



Gourmet Traveller Wine April/May         Yelland & Papps awarded "best tasting experience".


DEC/JAN 2014
Great Wine Drives BAROSSA

Telegraph - Local food and wine down under


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Yelland & Papps has just been named 'Best Small Cellar Door' for the Barossa Valley in the Gourmet Traveller Wine  April/May magazine.

GRENACHE - Mr Personality Different Drop Blog



The Wine Punter video review on  12 Second Take Shiraz



 edition 2 Yelland and Papps - Barossa Valley



 The Courier May 2013


 The Intrepid Wino

Epicure and Culture

Barossa Dirt  Twenty Questions : Susan Papps

Wedding Bells Magazine visit in November 2012