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A new addition to the Helen’s Hill family has arrived

A new addition to the Helen’s Hill family has arrived….. Our beer is here, and just in time for summer!

Caesars’ Pale Ale, Archie’s Pale Ale and Brutus’ Amber Ale are all available for purchase through the cellar door…. or available to drink on the wine deck!

You may have realised that our three beers are […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|food, promotions|0 Comments

Chardonnays of the world at Helen’s Hill this October

Take a tour around the best Chardonnay regions of the world at Helen’s Hill this October! This unique wine tasting event will be held over October 25 & 26, and will take place in the Helen’s Hill Barrel Room.

Join us as we sample Chardonnays from France, New Zealand, the USA, Margaret River, and the Yarra […]

By |October 8th, 2014|events|0 Comments

What on earth is that?!

We recently found this weird and wonderful object out in the vineyard. Any guesses about what it is?

If you guessed “Saunders case moth, metura elongatus”, then you’d be spot on (and also, we’d be rather impressed at your memorisation skills!). Case moths spins their cases out of silk, and most species tend to attach things […]

By |September 25th, 2014|vineyard|0 Comments

Cellar door spring makeover

If you plan on visiting us in the next few months, you may notice a few changes afoot! We’re planning on giving our cellar door a spring makeover – we’re painting, sanding, removing and renovating quite a few areas of the cellar door.

The big changes will concentrate on the bar area, and the fireplace area. […]

By |September 2nd, 2014|news|0 Comments

Outstanding Wine Companion reviews

We’ve recently received a number of fantastic reviews from James Halliday and the folks at Wine Companion – a number of our wines have been awarded over 90 points! We thought we’d share these reviews with you below:

Helen’s Hill Estate Long Walk Pinot Noir 2012
The colour is even deeper than that of its […]

By |August 27th, 2014|awards, reviews|0 Comments

Helen’s Hill Breachley block review

Our 2013 Helen’s Hill Breachley Block Chardonnay recently received a great review from James Halliday. He gave it an outstanding 95 points – fantastic news for us!

Halliday made the following comments about our chardonnay:

“Estate-grown and hand-picked; wild yeast barrel fermentation, then lees stirred; coupled with the relatively early picking, the approach has worked very well, […]

By |June 13th, 2014|reviews, wine|0 Comments

Ingram Road 2013 Pinot Noir is here!

Here’s some good news for the middle of the week: we’ve officially released our 2013 Ingram Road Pinot Noir. This wine has flavours of strawberry and cherry running through it, with undertones of gaminess. If you think it sounds delicious, you’d be right – we’ve tried it here at cellar door a few times!

As you […]

By |June 4th, 2014|vineyard, wine|0 Comments

2014 Vintage Report

What can we tell you about the 2014 vintage? Good things come in small packages, I guess! With the late arrival of summer and the cold, wet flowering season we were always expecting a small harvest. Bud burst was even and it looked like a great start to the season however the gloomy cold and […]

By |May 21st, 2014|vineyard, wine|0 Comments

Ingram Road Pinot Noir – another great review!

Our Ingram Road 2012 Pinot Noir received a great write up in the James Halliday-led magazine, “Wine Companion”.

“Excellent depth and hue; this is a seriously good pinot at any price; at $19 the value for money is exceptional, its flawless varietal expression of red and black cherries is backed by precisely judged texture and structure. […]

By |May 7th, 2014|reviews, wine|0 Comments

Helen’s Hill Chardonnay and Fume Blanc reviews

We just received a two new reviews about our Helen’s Hill 2013 Chardonnay and our Helen’s Hill 2011 Fume Blanc from the folks at Wine Front. Needless to say, we’re pretty happy with the comments:

“New name for the old Chardonnay. A Breachley birth!

Cashew cream, almond, light smokiness, lime, white peach. Light to medium bodied, a […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|news, reviews, wine|0 Comments