Helens Hill Lana’s Rose’ Reviews

 

                                                                                                         2017 Vintage 

Gary Walsh-The […]

By |December 4th, 2017|reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A swag of new wine reviews from James Haliday

2017 Wine Companion reviews
2016 Helen’s Hill ‘Breachley Block’ Chardonnay
James Halliday – Published on 01 Aug 2017 

Hand-picked, three clones, wild-fermented in French oak (28% new); 10mth maturation. A fragrant bouquet and perfectly poised palate, with grapefruit and minerally acidity the drivers of a long, lingering finish and fresh aftertaste. 95 Points
2015 Helen’s Hill ‘Long Walk’ Pinot […]

By |August 29th, 2017|reviews|0 Comments

Vines at Helen’s Hill has a new team at the helm.

You may have noticed a few differences recently if you have dined at Vines Helen’s Hill in the last few weeks. There is a freshness, an invigorating sense of new beginnings. The proverbial cat is well and truly out of the bag and so without further ado, we would like to Introduce Many-Anne Lowe, the […]

By |March 29th, 2017|News & Events, Vines Helen's Hill|0 Comments

Why Pinot Noir is the Devil’s wine

“God made Cabernet Sauvignon whereas the devil made Pinot Noir”

 – Andre Tchelistcheff. Winemaker
 
Attack of the clones: A Pinot Noir masterclass. 22nd of October 2016. 11am-12.30pm in the Barrel Hall at Helen’s Hill. Book: info@helenshill.com.au

Imagine a drink so wickedly good, so elusive and complex it defies understanding. You are probably thinking about Pinot Noir, a […]

By |September 6th, 2016|events, News & Events, wine, Wine Articles|0 Comments

Autumn in the vineyard

Yet another vintage is over and while it would be nice to put our feet up and relax until the spring….. there is always more to do! Autumn is a time of preparation for the winter and the vines need to lay down carbohydrate stores ready for next season. To help put them to bed, […]

By |April 13th, 2016|vineyard|0 Comments

From the Tasting Bench: Roma’s Grace

I don’t mean to sound belligerent, but I feel compelled to emphasize that I love Champagne and sparkling wines too much to ever consign them to the scrap heap of obligation. I drink them year round, with all sorts of foods, for any occasion, but more important, for no occasion at all. An estimated 40 percent […]

By |April 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Vintage Report

It has been a long time since I have been able to say that we have had 2 sensational vintages in a row. Yes, 2012, 2013 and 2014 were all good years in terms of quality but during those years the vineyard struggled to produce yields that would keep the bank manager happy (far from […]

By |April 13th, 2016|Uncategorized, Vintage reports|0 Comments

Helen’s Hill Reserve Range Pinot Noir Reviews

Mike Bennie, The Winefront. July 13th 2016.

2013 Helen’s Hill Estate Range View Reserve Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

Helen’s Hill single clone reserve wines are very good wines, and very interesting in their focus on these single clone expressions – here, the D4V5 clone is singled out, as compared/contrasted to the Old Block Reserve Pinot Noir which […]

By |March 15th, 2016|reviews|0 Comments

Biodiversity at Helen’s Hill Estate – Part 3

Canopy – The vine’s engine room
As we are heading into the summer, our vines now have a full canopy of shoots and leaves and the grape bunches have started to develop. The canopy is stunning at this time of year, looking full and lush and waving around in the breeze, and all this greenery is […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|vineyard|0 Comments

The New Deck – Part of the changing face of Helen’s Hill

You may have noticed a lot of changes at Helen’s Hill Cellar Door over the last year.  A Cellar Door facelift, a new car park, new outdoor bars and now…. a huge extension of our outdoor dining area. This great new space means we can cater for your functions in style, or just enjoy more company […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|news|0 Comments