From the Tasting Bench

2015 Ingram Road Sauvignon Blanc
Warmer weather is now upon us so it is time to dust off the shorts and cooler garments. The change in weather also heralds the change in the food and wine of choice. More seafood, more salads, more lighter fare and a lot less of those ‘stick to your ribs’ winter […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Tasting Bench, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Anthony: Vineyard Manager at Helen’s Hill Estate

Anthony has worked at Helen’s Hill for four years now, and during that time has helped the vineyard to grow and flourish.  We sat down with him and asked him a few questions about becoming a vineyard manager, what it’s like to work at Helen’s Hill and how technology has impacted the viticulture industry. Thanks […]

By |October 6th, 2015|vineyard|0 Comments

Biodiversity at Helen’s Hill Estate. Part 2

Soil Biodiversity
 

Soil health is paramount to the health of the vines, and encouraging biodiversity in our soil is a big part of our management strategy at Helen’s Hill. Encouraging worms, nitrogen fixing soil bacteria and other soil organisms all contribute to the nutrients available to the vines in the soil. Healthy soil, healthy vine, better wine!

 

There […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reserve Release Pinot Noir – Expressing single clones.

Helen’s Hill Reserve Pinot Noir release – October 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce the release of our Reserve “single clone’ Pinot Noir range, available through cellar door and through our e shop in October 2015.  The ‘Range View’ and ‘Old Block’ will be the first two of a four part series dedicated to capturing […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized, wine|0 Comments

Ingram Road Cabernet Merlot Reviews

2014 Vintage

James Halliday – Published on 01 Aug 2017

87 Points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 vintage

James Halliday August 2016

“Punches well above its weight, the keynote being purity, normally the preserve of far more expensive wines. The colour is still in full primary mode, the palate and the finish as fresh as a daisy. Drink by 2033. 92 points”

By |August 3rd, 2015|reviews|0 Comments

Introducing EnVie

True to our single vineyard philosophy here at Helen’s Hill Estate, we are extremely proud to
announce the arrival of our 2015 Vintage Blanc de Noir Sparkling – En Vie! Capturing a vibrant strawberry and cream character with hints of orange blossom, citrus and a slight biscuit note, the wine is light and luscious on the pallet […]

By |July 29th, 2015|wine|0 Comments

From the Tasting Bench: En Vie Blanc de Noir and Ingram Road Pinot Grigio 2015

En Vie Blanc de Noir

It was a little bit of dubious anticipation that I cracked open of a bottle of our recently released En Vie bubbles. Have revamped the old Ingram Rd packaging and given the wine it’s very own name and substantially increased the amount of Pinot Noir that goes into the bottle. Have […]

By |July 29th, 2015|wine|0 Comments

Breachley Block 2014 Reviews

2014 Breachley Block is looking fantastic. We released it a couple of months ago and it has already been turning heads! Here are a few of the great reviews we have received so far. The wine drinks beautifully now but will also reward you with a couple of years in the cellar. Order on-line or […]

By |July 29th, 2015|news, reviews, wine|0 Comments

Welcome Tim: The New Assistant Winemaker

We recently had the pleasure of welcoming Tim Castle to the team at Helen’s Hill as the new Assistant Winemaker working with Scott McCarthy.  Tim was kind enough give us a bit of his time so we could get to know him a little better!

Q: So how did you get involved in the wine industry? […]

By |July 29th, 2015|news, winemaking|0 Comments

A New Look For Ingram Road

Ingram Road is a brand we are extremely proud of at Helen’s Hill.  The wines are exceptional value considering the quality, care and thought that goes into making them. We are pleased to announce, after much feedback and ongoing discussion with our customers and distributors as well as within the Helen’s Hill family, Ingram Road […]

By |June 30th, 2015|news, wine|0 Comments