Our Wines

The philosophy at Helm Wines is that wine making is an art not a science. The winemaker is the custodian of the grape and has the potential to create a masterpiece. We strive to produce premium quality wines that reflect the true characteristics of the grape and the land or ‘terroir’ in which they have been grown.

Our wines have always been well received by wine critics  and reviewers, a testament to the quality Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon wines produced in the Canberra District.

Halliday Wine Companion 2022 released August 12, 2021, has rated Helm Wines: “A winery which is outstanding, regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity, and generally acknowledged to have a long track record of excellence in the context of its region – truly the best of the best. Among just 12.8 % of Australian wineries.

Helm wine have been rated by Halliday 10 years as a 5-star winery with 8 of those at the top red 5 star, this year they achieved the best of the best with the top 5 red star accolade.”

Helm Classic Dry Riesling 2019                              95 points

Helm Tumbarumba Riesling 2019                          94 points

Helm Cabernet Sauvignon 2018                             95 points

Helm Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2018              95 points                            

Helm Central Ranges Orange Riesling 2019           93 points

Helm Half Dry Riesling 2019                                   89 points

This is the fourth year of The Real Review Top Wineries of Australia list. Helm has been included each year. Wines from over 1,600 wineries in Australia and New Zealand were tasted to compile The Top Wineries lists this year. It is an annual event, and the rankings are determined mathematically, using the top-scoring wines from each winery tasted over a 24-month period.

Helm Wines have jumped 211 places since 2018 to be listed 146 out of his 446 top wineries from throughout Australia in 2021.

Helm Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2018               92 points

Helm Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2018          96 points*       

Helm Classic Dry Riesling 2021                             92 points

Helm Premium Riesling 2021                                95 points

Helm Tumbarumba Riesling 2021                        92 points

Helm Central Ranges Riesling 2019                      92 points

Helm Half Dry Riesling 2021                                  90 points

*Ranked No 1 out of 26 NSW Cabernet Sauvignons                    

Mike Bennie from the Wine Front

Top of the tree riesling in Australia. Go Ken Helm!

Helm Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2018          94+ points 

Helm Cabernet Sauvignon 2018                            94 points

Helm Half Dry Riesling 2021                                  93 points

Helm Tumbarumba Riesling 2019                         93 points     

Helm Premium Riesling 2021                                95 points 

Helm Classic Dry Riesling 2021                             94 points

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Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

2018

Rich fruit, soft tannins with a new oak all in balance

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Half Dry Riesling

2021

German style Riesling. Smooth fruity sweet palate finishing dry.

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Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

2018

A benchmark wine marking 40 years of cabernet production for Helm Wines

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Premium Riesling

2021

A beautifully balanced Riesling of acid, fruit, and texture. A high quality wine with many years cellaring potential.   

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Riesling Classic Dry

2019

Powerful citrus blossom aroma. Clean and fresh, crunchy green apples, minerality and lime cordial flavours.

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Tumbarumba Riesling

2021

Apple blossom and stonefruit aromas. Green apples and lime.

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