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May 5th 2014

2014 Vintage Review

The old wine saying that there is no two vintages the same was perfectly illustrated in 2014. In more than 20 years of winemaking I cannot recall a vintage quite like this and that is for many reasons. In short, one of the strangest vintages but it delivered some really lovely wines – all in all we are very…

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April 24th 2014

The Super-Duper Experience

The Super-what I hear you say? The Super-Duper – it is your chance to experience two new wines made in very limited volumes and we think they are pretty... well, super-duper!
Prior to the 2012 vintage we undertook a chardonnay benchmark tasting at the winery and included some of the country’s leading chardonnay producers. We included our MCC…

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January 6th 2014

NEWS: Growing Season Update

Well, it’s the first day back after the Christmas break and the winery is pretty close to being ready for vintage which is great – early preparation for an expected early vintage gives me peace of mind.

So, how is the vineyard looking? A few words can easily sum it up – dry, balanced, healthy – but let…

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December 2nd 2013

NEWS: Frost

Growing grapes and making wine is an agricultural pursuit. We would all like to work in unison with Mother Nature but sometimes she does not make it easy. Winemaking vintages usually reflect Mother Nature’s mood, whether it be drought, inundation or as in the case of this year - frost.

Spring is always a nervous time for grape…

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