Category Archives: Off the Vine

2018 Vintage has commenced!

Happy New Year everybody! As you know I have been quieter, the vintage has started already! No rain, we need rain, even this time of the year, we don’t mind getting some rain. Started 10th January, picked Chardonnay!! It’s bit earlier than last year. Fruit is ripe, clean, beautiful flavour and it’s in the tank,…

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Almost the end of 2017 and New Exhibition in 2018

2017 is getting closer to the end, and bright 2018 is coming soon! Our Cellar Door is open on the weekend as usual. 23rd / 24th and 30th / 31st Jess’s photo exhibition is here until the end of this year, so please come and have a look before disappear. And, new exhibition from January…

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New Release

Hi everybody! I know it’s been too long since update this page. And, few news for you. 2016 Chardonnay has been released from this month. This is made from the first crop of new Chardonnay which we grafted in 2014. It’s subtle, but excellent and elegant Chardonnay. Also, long waited Upper Hunter Shiraz 2016!! This…

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Sydney Wine Festival 14th and 15th

Hi everybody, Sydney Wine Festival is next weekend at Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney. Small Forest hasn’t been to big wine festival, and this is the first time coming to Sydney! There will be many wineries, food and live music on these two days. Buy ticket advance, so walk straight to the festival! Click this link to…

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October is coming after September

October is only around the corner, and I am bit worry…. a lot to do. Next Tuesday, if you know I will be the restaurant HaNa Ju-Rin in Crowns Nest in Sydney. This is amazing event “7 Samurai” “””26th of September (Tuesday) at 6:30pm~ We are proud to announce to hold Samurai 7 dinner at…

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Caro String Quartet 4th annual concert on this Sunday!

It’s time again, and I am so excited to be with them in this space. Musicians loved playing at this cellar door. Yes, at the cellar door – just a shed – that was my concern. But after the concert, they absolutely loved playing at the cellar door. They said that’s because “this is a…

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This month

Interested in Sake? I have been seeing everybody smile when they tasted sake! Yes, it is delicious 😀 In September, sake tasting is only on the 9th Saturday. Please contact if you would to do. 2nd Saturday – Denman Farmer’s Market 8 am to 12 noon. 2nd Saturday – starts new exhibition by Trevor!…

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New Exhibition

Almost September (where 8 months gone?) and our cellar door will be renovating time😁 Ha ha ha, changing art!! From 2nd of September, Trevor Sutton will be exhibiting his art until 28th of October. About the exhibition, please click below link. Read more Also Caro String Quartet 4th Annual concert is on 10th. Seat is…

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New Product

New product! Finally, but only 200 bottles made. 2016 GOLDEN VERDELHO is now at the cellar door! Made Naturally from Verdelho Wild Yeast, Wild Malo-Lactic Bacteria, Hand de-stemming, Maceration Carbonic, Hand crushing, Ferment on skin, Hand plunging, Extended maceration, Drained the wine, Soft Pressing by Hand, Stored in SS tank, Racked twice, Nothing to removed…

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Newcastle Herald

There was an article about Small Forest yesterday on Newcastle Herald. Link is THIS   Hope to see you at the cellar door, soon!