Giaconda – Beechworth

Giaconda – Beechworth

Giaconda vineyard and winery is one of Australia’s iconic boutique fine-wine producers near the historic town of Beechworth, Victoria.

Giaconda produces about 2500 cases of wine each year. Giaconda produces wine from Chardonnay, Roussanne, Pinot noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon as well as a small amount from newly planted Nebbiolo grapes.

Two of Giaconda’s wines are included in the Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine, the Pinot noir at the “Excellent” tier and the Chardonnay at the highest classification level of “Exceptional”.

The founder and owner, Rick Kinzbrunner has been described as one of Australia’s greatest winemakers. In 2003 he won the Australian Winemaker of the Year award from Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine and in July 2006 he was named one of the world’s best 10 white wine makers by Decanter Magazine.