Category Archives: Off the Vine

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!  


Few frosty and icy morning lately. It’s cold but beautiful, getting out early and have a look around. I liked spider webs are so pretty. That morning was just like had snow, white everywhere and beautiful. And, these are Chardonnay, before and after hand pruning.

Christmas in July Dinner

Finally getting chilly, had few big frost and Winter is really here. As usual, it’s “Christmas in July” in Australia. And, The Remington in Muswellbrook is planning Christmas in July dinner with Small Forest!! They have been doing wonderful in Upper Hunter. Nice accommodation, great food and friendly service. See what Trip Advisor says 😉 < click…

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Christmas in July Market in Scone

I’m getting used to have Christmas in July now. It’s cold, and feel like Christmas time here in Australia, and why not to have Christmas! Isn’t it great idea? Let’s catch up in Scone for fun market. Market, music, and even snow!! ❄️ ☃️ ❄️ The Caro String Quartet Concert tickets also available at the…

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Young Artist 😄

Just so cute ☺️ New exhibition started. An inspiring young artist …. well done Odelle ☺️👏 Please come and have a look. This exhibition will be until the end of August.

Busy July !!!

Almost July, and I’ve got many things to tell. 1st July is our Denman Farmers Market 8 am – 12 pm. The cellar door will be open from 1 pm till 4 pm as usual. 7th – Sponsor to Muswellbrook Art Centre new exhibition opening. Please join and enjoy Small Forest Wine. This opening is…

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The Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice – Shortest day in a year. It was foggy yesterday morning, heavy dew, and sunny day, typical Winter in Upper Hunter. But, it is not cold as usual. I should say not yet. We eat Pumpkin, Konnyaku (made from Konnyaku potato, rubbery texture, and we say it cleans your intestine), and have…

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Weekend again :)

Another weekend….. looks like great weekend, fine and max 22’C. Why not to visit Small Forest Cellar Door this weekend? Wine tasting, “Sake Tasting” this weekend again, a pot of tea with sweet, or glass wine with cheese platter?? You are more than welcome to bring your own lunch if you purchase glass wine. The…

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