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Spring Time in the Hunter valley

Spring Time in the Hunter valley

After a long, cold and dry winter spring has arrived in the Hunter Valley. Pruning is complete and the vines are shooting new growth that will bear the fruit for the upcoming 2016 Vintage. Between now and harvest is the time we monitor the growth of the vines and act readily in the event of pest and disease pressures. Our vineyard team is also kept busy with the maintenance and repairs of the equipment used for the grape harvesting. It is with great anticipation that we await this yearly event.In the winery we are busying ourselves with bottling our exceptional...

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2015 Upcoming Events

Come and visit us at… 30th May SwanFest 2015 Food Wine & Music, Swansea 13th June Honeysuckle Winter Heat, Newcastle 7th, 8th and 9th August Sydney Food & Wine, Sydney Show Ground 15th and 16th August Maitland Aroma Coffee & Chocolate Festival 28th, 29th and 30th August Newcastle Food & Wine, Newcastle Entertainment Centre 11th, 12th and 13th September Sydney Great Home Show, Sydney Showground 11th October Kings Cross Food & Wine 25th October Norton Street Italian Festa, Leichhardt 25th October Wahroonga Food & Wine 7th and 8th November Maitland Bitter 'n' Twisted Beer Festival, Maitland Gaol 8th November Brisbane...

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2015 Vintage Report

2015 Vintage Report

A dry start to the growing season with a hot November which quickly gave way to a very challenging Vintage start. As the skies delivered a copious amount of rain the race was on to try to manage the picking and processing of the fruit.In these challenging conditions we started picking Chardonnay which displays great fruit avours and refreshing acidity. It is quietly maturing very nicely in our barrels and tanks. Following Chardonnay we picked Semillon, here it was clearly evident that our vineyards are some of the best in the Valley! In years like 2015 the pedigree of our...

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