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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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4:32pm on Wed 30 July
Love it when @sbwine comes for a visit. Leaves a trail of destruction, uses every bloody tasting glass in the joint & no lunch option wine
3:57pm on Wed 30 July
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8:50pm on Tue 29 July
I admit I am bias but the Orange region is really delivering some excellent wines with distinctive regional style. Great place to make wine
5:13pm on Tue 29 July
Chardonnays looked great, riesling too. Lots of promising regionality & quality. Thanks @LesterJez & @vinousgirl for taking time to visit
5:11pm on Tue 29 July
Great to have @LesterJez & @vinousgirl in Orange. Looked at a whole bunch of white wine this morning. Walked away proud of the Orange region
5:09pm on Tue 29 July
Will back up with @LesterJez & @vinousgirl for just as many whites in the morning. Thanks for coming to Orange guys, much appreciated.
9:37pm on Mon 28 July
Interesting look at 70 or so reds from Orange this arvo with @LesterJez & @vinousgirl - Shiraz the highlight for me & pinot showing promise
9:35pm on Mon 28 July
@Mark_Renshaw @opqscyclingteam Congrats on a great #TDF. You gave it a real crack and it was great to watch.
9:17pm on Mon 28 July

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