Category Archives: Off the Vine

Something about the label

  As you already know, the design uses Wisteria flowers, and the motif of my family crest so happens to be Wisteria. I hadn’t envisaged using any drawing on my labels, however, this design really stood out from a selection of ideas presented by the graphic designer who came highly recommended to me Alarna O’Connell.…

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What is is ?

Yep, it’s Egg yolk ! We use egg white for fining red wine and this pretty egg yolk is left over !!

My Thoughts are with Japan especially today 11.3

4 years ago today…. couldn’t find if my friends and families are safe. Phone call fail, email not replied, couldn’t reach anyone in Japan for more than one week.   I fell in love with a beautiful town – Shiogama Miyagi in Northern Honshu while I was living and working as one of sake making…

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Hey! where are you Denman?

Deepest and thickest fog this morning. Couldn’t see Denman!! Definitely Autumn is on it way…..

Heeeee, HAIL !!!

That was sever storm, but lucky didn’t get big damage… Obviously, leaves are bit “holey” looking but they are ok! Few more months to hang around before go to sleep 🙂    

Don’t need to worry, they are doing very well !!

Chardonnay Children haven’t been forgotten or neglected at all. They are nearly 4 months, week 16 and already matured Chardonnay now! Look at how thick and brown they are!                        

Work hard! Grasshopper!!

Chardonnay – nearly dry Rose – inoculated Shiraz – getting dry May be I should start some paper work before over load.  

This weekend

Hello! It’s been very busy and didn’t get chance to update this page. The cellar door will be closed tomorrow, but open Saturday and Australia Day. Unfortunately, cheese platter is not available this weekend, very sorry. See you then!  

Close the cellar door on this weekend

The 2015 vintage is just about to start, everything is ready. Fruit bins, Crusher, Compressor, Press and more…. all clean and tested! Once we start picking, crushing and pressing, can’t lose any staff from the action. We are very sorry for this and see you sometime soon! And keep checking this page, we will update…

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