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Celebrating Elevage Sauvignon Blanc

In April, we received some absolutely wonderful news! Firstly, that our Cellar Door had been awarded The Star Cellar Door in the Geographe Wine Region for 2020 by Gourmet Traveller Wine, plus, our 2017 Elevage Sauvignon received a 93 point rating from Huon Hooke in the same Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine for April/May. ‘Cathy Howard […]

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Vintage 2020 – Done & Dusted

To state that 2020 has started off not being a great year, is really an understatement, all things considered. From bushfire crises, to the very sad passing of my sister Tess, through the rapid rise of the Covid 19 pandemic and it’s fast evolving restrictions and lockdowns, and now the spectre of a looming recession/depression […]

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Temporary Closure of our Cellar Door and Wine Sensory Garden Due to COVID-19 Effective from Thursday 19 March

The situation of the COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly, and every day there is new information. We don’t know how bad it might become or how long it will be around. What we do know is that it is, and has been, very bad in some places around the world. We have been monitoring the situation […]

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Mid Summer Heralds the Start of Vintage

Christmas and New Year holiday memories quickly fade as the grapes start to ripen. About now, every year, I start sampling our grapes, starting with the whites, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. I arm myself with a bucket and a pair of snips and collect bunches of grapes from vines growing in each vineyard block. […]

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Spring in the Vineyard

Growing grapes each year to make wine is a long slow process, and one in which the weather has a huge influence, and more so now with climate change. At various steps during the annual growth cycle of a grapevine, there are milestones reached at different times during the year and Neil uses these to […]

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