Category Archives: Off the Vine

Come Here and Relax

He was absolutely huge, easily 2 m tall, just outside of the cellar door. Once he has lying down, there were many Kangaroo slowly walked(?) in the lawn and started eating grass. They know it’s safe and peaceful here. We would like to share this place with everybody.  

Would you like taste something not really have chance ??

Please send email to info@smallforest.com.au if you would like to join this tasting. Entry will be closed when reached to 10 people. You have a rare opportunity to….. 1. Taste barrel sample of 2014 Shiraz with Winemaker – Atsuko 2. Taste three fine sake with Sake making experienced, also IWC sake judge – Atsuko And, pot…

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We never have time to sit down

We are always busy….. At the Merton vineyard, we are cutting arms and spraying mound to minimise the survival of truck disease pathogens. This is preparation of “grafting” Yes, we will have different variety soon.        

Debut

Small Forest will be at Denman Farmers Market this Saturday ! The cellar door will be closed, so please come to the Market to discover more!! 1st Saturday of each month, rain hail or shine!! Yes, we are tough!  (except May) 8 am to 1 pm – Lions Park, at the top of Ogilvie Street…

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Rain works good!

Rain works good! Had 42 mm of rain over the weekend! Rain made the soil soft and my job easier. I love this super tool!!

Where is 2014 Shiraz?

“Where is 2014 Shiraz?” The answer is  – in Barrels –  French oak, Tight grain (check how tight it is), Medium to Medium + toast, New and Old barrels. Racked once, but still need more time.

Beautiful Day

“Beautiful Day” Little breeze, but nice and warm. It’s good gardening day I recon! Or, just sit in the sun and drink a glass of Rose or two….. or more…..

Some photo update

“Some photo update” Have been busy and forgot to show you few photo from the bottling day. I was thrilled! The cellar door open Friday to Monday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.  

Finally

“Finally”  Frost around the cellar, first time in this winter! It’s crispy and beautiful morning.