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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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@ReganDrew Cowra was great. Even kept up the #7peaks7days training & some terrific wines.
4:04pm on Fri 25 July
Back at the winery after a few days of wine show judging & faced with a lineup of our wines on the tasting bench to be critical about.
2:40pm on Fri 25 July
@vjboodie @TopWinePics @JamesASexton Snow in winter in Orange happens most years but maybe less so than previously due to increased temps
1:47pm on Fri 25 July
8:14pm on Tue 22 July
"Everyone should be drinking more cool climate NSW wine..." Yep! @PrinthieWines @NSWfoodandwine @nswwine pic.twitter.com/RiSnszo9gE
6:39pm on Tue 22 July
Yeah, thanks Jane RT @PrinthieWinesEd: Hey @FabLadiesWine thanks Jane for the mention in the paper this week. Trust all good.
1:45pm on Fri 25 July
9:43am on Fri 18 July
The beautiful #Orange vineyards under a blanket of snow this morning. pic.twitter.com/XjdIWIN2qO
10:46am on Fri 18 July
Winter wonderland this morning, my backyard in #Orange. Beautiful. The weatherman got it right. pic.twitter.com/DyBAhpU8WS
7:35am on Fri 18 July

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