Vintage 2021

Vintage 2021

Vintage 2021 Vintage 2021 has been a cracker in the Barossa Valley. After a couple of vintages of trying conditions and very low yields, with both impressive quality and quantity, growers and winemakers alike have been toasting a terrific vintage. While we were...
Welcome Rain

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...
It’s Vintage 2019!

It’s Vintage 2019!

It’s Vintage 2019! With the first grapes of 2019 about to be crushed there’s electricity in the air here in the Barossa. A daunting, thrilling anticipation of the juggernaut about to descend upon us. It’s vintage! That crazy-busy, exhausting and magical time of...
2018 Vintage Wrap

2018 Vintage Wrap

2018 Vintage Wrap 2018 vintage is a wrap! So what’s next in the winery? Late autumn is time to re-evaluate and regenerate – a minor reprieve until the cycle repeats all over again. For our grapegrowers, it’s time for a well-earned rest (usually in the form of a...
2018 Vintage Report

2018 Vintage Report

2018 Vintage Report The 2018 growing season kicked off reasonably well, with good, but by no means excessive, rainfall through winter and spring. So the vines had enough water to see good, healthy canopies heading into the warmer months. It got pretty warm and dry in...