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June 23, 2019

A lightning tour of the vineyard courtesy of our dog Molly.

June 23, 2019

A season in pictures at the Mount Terrible vineyard.

May 16, 2019

Every year, to maximise the quality of our Pinot, we severely strip shoots and bunches. But vines are philoprogenitive as buggery: kill their babies and they strike back. We ask our long suffering pickers not to pick ‘secondary’ bunches and until recently getting on fo...

August 8, 2018

a really good season. Someone must have told the vines how close they got to being bulldozed when I went temporarily blind last year. The picking went perfectly: lovely weather, everyone in the valley helped, we got the grapes in by 2pm, which left ten hours for the pa...

August 5, 2018

We thought 2015 was a very good year, but we have only just realised how good. 

The grapes were handpicked and sorted and chilled immediately. The next day, after crushing, they were cold soaked to extract colour and flavour prior to fermentation in an open vat with 10%...

January 12, 2018

I was consolidating pallets in the cellar the other week when I came across 12 cases of my first vintage, the 06, that weren’t supposed to be there. I thought I had only museum stock left. Naturally, I opened a bottle. I was very pleased with it. So I got an empty box,...

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