An update on the vineyard and vintage!

Since the beginning of spring, the grape vines have been slowly, but surely, doing their thing. Ever since we pruned, back in the middle of winter, I’ve been waiting for that first touch of green to arrive on the vines. And finally, it did!

At first it was the tiniest hint of green:



… and after a […]

By |January 13th, 2012|vineyard, wine, winemaking|0 Comments

Lurking in the vines

Juvenile female Redback

Pruning of the newly planted Pinot Noir clones has its surprises for the unwary.


The Redback Spider is Australia’s most recognisable spider and it likes to live in dark dry areas. The female Redback is the only deadly spider in Victoria and recent reports indicate

an explosion in their numbers due to […]

By |June 17th, 2011|news|0 Comments