Some of our latest praises…

Australian Gourmet Traveller – Top 50 Hotels in Australia 2014, 2015 and 2016

Launched for the first time in June 2014, publisher Australian Gourmet Traveller Magazine selects its pick of the country’s fifty best hotels for the annual Australian Hotel Guide.  They note about The Louise:  “The delights are sensory – a perfumed welcome from banked lavender, the almond and fig bath milk for one’s frothing tub, the sound of birds larking on the lawn at dawn.”

Gourmet Traveller Australian Restaurant Guide – Two Stars, Three Goblets
Top Rated Restaurant in South Australia 2014
Top Rated Regional Restaurant in South Australia 2016
Top 100 Restaurants in Australia (2007 – 2016)

Wine List of the Year South Australia “Hall of Fame” 2011 – 2016
Top Wine List in South Australia 2008 – 2010
(not eligible to win again thereafter)
Best Wine List in Australia for a Region’s Wines 2015
The Wine List of the Year Awards, presented by Fine Wine Partners, Australia’s leading national wine distributor, and highly respected media partner, Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine were first launched in 1994 and are recognised as Australia’s most respected national accolades for wine lists.

Wine Spectator Magazine – Wine List Best of Award of Excellence

This international wine review magazine annually identifies a limited number of the world’s best restaurant wine lists.  The Best of Award of Excellence recognises a small number of restaurant wine programs that offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.  For the past three years, Appellation is the only restaurant in South Australia with a Wine Spectator wine list award.

Australian Good Food Guide Top Rated Restaurant in South Australia 2012
Top Ten Restaurants in Australia 2012; Top Two in South Australia 2015

“Appellation is nestled in the Barossa Valley, just an hour outside Adelaide, known for offering one of Australia’s finest dining experiences.  Their intimate and understated elegance includes sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards and exceptional food presented with finesse.”