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January 21st 2013

2012 – A year in review

​Happy new year to you all. Now that we are firmly into 2013, I’d thought a few words reflecting on 2012 might be worthwhile.

The year started with plenty of rain following a very wet 2011 calendar year. It had us a little nervous as we kept getting closer to the harvest – mother nature is like that, she never really…

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June 4th 2012

Vintage Reading

​The vintage period of the winemaking calendar is taxing on every winemaker, both physically and mentally.

The days are long, the work is physical and there are a million things to think about. Reading for fun, especially about wine, in any ‘spare’ time would seem, on the surface, as a somewhat unnecessary activity. However, there are always little bits…

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May 29th 2012

Post-vintage Report 2012

​Vintage 2012 Report

Prior to the beginning of harvest in the Orange region, southern NSW received quite a bit of rain and in some cases major flooding. Reports circulated and continue to do so that NSW wine regions in general were a wash-out. Many of the reports were based on assumptions from people not actually in the so-called ‘affected regions’. The…

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January 18th 2012

Winemakers toys

​Well, guess what turned up today… a brand spanking new wine press.

It’s just like Christmas all over again. Toys for the winemaker, big, shiny new toys with lots of buttons to push and moving parts and instructions to read – batteries not included.

Out of the container rolled the Europress P80, all the way from Germany. The bloke from…

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@PrinthieWines on Twitter

Always a pleasure @jeniport - thanks for visiting, hope you enjoyed the Orange region, the wines & lollipops lol :)
10:43am on Sun 16 October
My 1st taste of these elegant wines from Orange. Hope to see @PrinthieWines in the UK soon. The name says it all!
5:58am on Fri 18 March
Super-Duper speil - read all about it!…
1:35pm on Wed 3 February
OMG my 1st pick is 4 Feb. Unheralded!…
3:46pm on Tue 26 January
Just cleaned the press in readiness for #V16 but it is still only January. Noooo!!! Surely vintage is still months away #CoolClimate #Orange
4:40pm on Mon 25 January
No rest for the wicked. Great to see you at the pointy end of the racing. All the best for the season.…
4:37pm on Mon 25 January
Check out my 245.2 km ride on Strava. @WinePeloton…'>……'>…
12:39pm on Sun 24 January
Thx to Colin & Roy for joining #epic cycling. Pics are Roy about to launch up the big climb & 3 of us at Lake Lydell
12:31pm on Sun 24 January
@WinePeloton #epic #cycling was from Orange, over the Blue Mountains, to Penrith on the outskirts of Sydney. Why? Life is short
12:26pm on Sun 24 January

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