What Has Been Happening In The Vineyard Over Winter? (Part One)

Re-working the 15 year old Cabernet Sauvignon vines has become a priority.  The wine is becoming increasingly popular in the cellar door and local restaurants (and the recent 95 rating from James Halliday was very welcome), but over the last 2 wetter years the presence of Eutypa (more commonly known as “dead arm disease”) has […]

By |September 26th, 2012|news|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