Producer Profile

Charlotte Dalton

Charlotte Hardy's passion for wine is palpable, rooted in nearly two decades of global winemaking experience and a lifelong love affair with the drink. From walking through vineyards to witnessing the transformation of grapes into wine, every step of the process brings her immense joy. With Charlotte Dalton Wines, she aims to share that joy with others, believing that wine should be crafted with a happy heart and a content soul. Named after her grandfather and inspired by her mother's loving bedtime ritual, each bottle embodies Charlotte's dedication to spreading happiness and connection through her craft.

Where The Wines Come From

Adelaide Hills

Adelaide Hills, a renowned wine region located in South Australia, is gaining recognition for its natural winemaking practices and cool-climate wines. Situated in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Hills benefits from its elevation, which provides cool temperatures and a long growing season, ideal for producing high-quality grapes. Natural winemakers in Adelaide Hills prioritize organic and biodynamic farming methods, eschewing chemical additives and pesticides in favor of sustainable vineyard practices. They cultivate a variety of grape varieties, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir, with minimal intervention to produce wines that reflect the region's unique terroir and the purity of the fruit. Adelaide Hills' natural wines are known for their freshness, vibrancy, and elegance, with Sauvignon Blanc offering crisp acidity and tropical fruit flavors, Chardonnay providing complex citrus and stone fruit notes, and Pinot Noir showcasing delicate red berry flavors and silky tannins. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Adelaide Hills remains a leading destination in the natural wine movement, offering a taste of Australia's winemaking heritage and commitment to sustainability with every bottle.