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the story

After 15 years of trials at his vineyard in the stunningly beautiful Jamieson Valley, John Eason made strides towards his ambition of producing a Pinot Noir in the style of the great French Burgundies with the release of his 2006 Mount Terrible vintage...

the vineyard

Mount Terrible Vineyard is on the Licola Road, 3 kilometers east of the beautiful township of Jamieson – Neville Shute’s idea of the best place to wait for the end of the world. The 5 acres of vines are a thousand feet above sea level...


Our wine is the product of traditional Burgundian viticultural and winemaking techniques. Vines are spur pruned, and shoot thinning and bunch removal are employed to keep yields below 1.5 tonnes to the acre...

96 PTS for our 2016 PINOT NOIR

the wines

If you would like to purchase any of our wines the following vintages are available. In addition individual bottles of sold out vintages may still be available in vertical tasting 6 packs

our news

Some thoughts about the weather, natural disasters, life in the vineyard and growing old disgracefully...

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