Giant Steps

Winery Star

Wine Leaders' Choice

Healesville, Australia

Giant Steps Winery, established in 1997 in the scenic Yarra Valley, is renowned for producing expressive wines with purity and finesse. Founded by Phil Sexton, a wine industry pioneer, the winery focuses on highlighting the unique characteristics of their vineyard sites across the Yarra Valley. Phil discovered the perfect location in the Sexton vineyard near Gruyere, naming the winery after John Coltrane’s album, “Giant Steps.” With Winemaker Steve Flamsteed on board since 2003, they have elevated Australia’s reputation for cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir through meticulous vineyard management and a loyal following.

Giant Steps prides itself on nurturing their vineyards to allow the distinct attributes of each site to shine through in their wines. They offer two ranges: the Single vineyard range, which captures the essence of each of their six vineyard sites using the most expressive fruit of the vintage, and the Yarra Valley range, showcasing the best the region has to offer. Embracing a philosophy that combines nature and science, Giant Steps operates a gravity flow winery, ensuring minimal intervention in the winemaking process. This approach preserves the integrity and individual qualities of each vineyard in the Yarra Valley.

Over the course of more than two decades, Giant Steps has established itself as a leading producer of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Their commitment to excellence and their loyal followers has propelled them to new heights, solidifying their place in the Australian wine industry.

Year           1997

Country     Australia

Address    1314 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville VIC 3777

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2024

Certificate Of Excellence

The Winery Star Certificate is an award of excellence for wineries around the world. The certificate is issued for quality and expertise in the wine industry and is a great and valuable asset for wineries.

It is awarded to wineries that have been recommended by Wine Leaders around the world. It gives a boost in the level of credibility in the global wine community and it is a great way to strengthen the winery image.

Buyers, distributors, business partners and even travelers are more eager to contact awarded wineries to buy their wines and visit the winery. 

The certificate displays wineries name and relevant year, it can be shared on website, social media or used for promotional purposes. It is also possible to receive the framed version by post. 

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