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2013 Vintage - It's a wrap!
Cakes can only be judged after they are out of the oven, cooled and iced. Vintages are the same. Everything looks good, all the ingredients are right, but until the wines have had a chance to settle down you never really know. Well, we are through malolactic fermentation and the wines have been tasted, the verdict is in.Read More
Time is of the essence
The 2013 vintage finished barely a month ago and we are already lining up the first wines to be bottled. In the same week we will also be bottling wines from 2012, some from 2010 and some whose fruit came off the vine decades ago!Read More
Vintage 2013 has begun!
All the preparations had been made, the barrels ordered and delivered, the harvester taken apart, put back together and given a dry run, staff sorted, protocols set, press cleaned, chilling system prepped, all ready to go…Read More
In the winery in November
Making wine, like tending a garden or following a footy team, is a yearly cycle.Read More
The old port crock
A visit from Peter Rayson with his old port crock was a great surpriseRead More
What goes down, must come up!
We mature some of our very best wines down in the Family Cellar, under Indigo Cheese.Read More
It’s lovely and cool down there, perfect for our barrels of Durif and Shiraz.
Up the hill with the hillbillies
Last Saturday night, my wife and I went out on the town. It was the fourteenth annual Kelly Country Pick, a pretty significant Bluegrass festival.Read More
One from the cellar
One from the cellar: 2006 Family Cellar ShirazRead More