Welcome Rain

Welcome Rain

We’re gearing up for vintage here in the Barossa. Shiraz has just gone through veraison (when the grapes soften and change colour from green to purple) which indicates we’re only a few weeks away from picking. Now’s the stage that we start to spend a lot of time in...
2017 Black Shiraz

2017 Black Shiraz

I’m so thrilled to say that the 2017 RED by Caroline Dunn Black Shiraz is now available. There was such a great response to the barrel samples we tasted during the Naked Wines Angel tastings in Melbourne and Sydney last month, so I’m delighted to have had the wine...
Harvesting Kurtz Road Block Shiraz

Harvesting Kurtz Road Block Shiraz

A picture-perfect evening for harvesting Kurtz Vineyard Road Block Shiraz – specially selected for Dolan & Dunn Shiraz Grenache 2018. What a glorious autumn evening to be out and about. The light is golden and the grapes are perfectly ripe. A great excuse...
Magical Malbec

Magical Malbec

Really excited to be adding a Malbec to the RED by Caroline Dunn portfolio this vintage. It’ll be sourced from my favourite Kurtz vineyard Shed Block – right next door to the Shiraz. A bit of an underdog in Australia, Malbec is enjoying a resurgence of...
Veraison Kicks Off in Barossa Shiraz

Veraison Kicks Off in Barossa Shiraz

The countdown to harvest is on! We’re seeing the first signs of colour change in Barossa Shiraz this week. For winemakers, veraison is one of the most exciting stages in the grapevine lifecycle, not only because it lets us know that harvest is right around the corner,...