Hugh Hamilton Wines Events - Pure Black

The story began nearly two centuries ago when the Hamilton family planted grape vines in South Australia in 1837 and made the first wine in the colony. 'Pure Black' Shiraz, our icon wine, carries the Hamilton family story into the 6th generation.

Hugh, Pam & Mary Hamilton launched this icon Shiraz 'Pure Black', to their most valued and loyal members in the stunning Mortlock Chamber of the State Library of South Australia. The invitation-only black tie event, which was held on Saturday the 21st of May 2016, surprised & delighted at every turn.

The evening consisted of exquisite dishes matched with wines carefully selected from the Hugh Hamilton Wines portfolio. Every element of the menu was interactive from self-assembled squid and lobster broth to festival style confit duck donuts. As the main was served, vapor from bowls of dry ice cascaded across the table and the dessert was accompanied by lavender atomiser that was sprayed by the chef. The guests experienced their meal with all five senses.


Pure Black is an invitation-only event and occurs in line with the release of next 'Pure Black' vintageDo you want to find out more about our Black Sheep Club and other unique events? Click here.
If you're a Black Sheep Club member and interested in attending this event, please call Ebony on 08 8323 8689 or email here.


This was an amazing night, amazing venue, great company and absolutely sensational wine and food.
Deb and John Symes, Melbourne
An amazing evening, captured in an awe-inspiring venue, celebrating a families passion of wine genius and going to the next step, breaking the norm to create the bold. Thank you to Hugh, Pam, Mary and the team from the winery
Scott & Natasha Turner
A truly memorable evening. Great company, superb food and (of course) exquisite wine in a very apt setting.
Alistair  & Alison Bert