News and Events

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Fortifieds Demystified

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The world of fortifieds can sometimes be a little confusing. What is a port and what is a liqueur? How long should you leave open a muscat or a port before it doesn’t taste the best? How do you pronounce Topaque and what is it?

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2016: A Winning Year

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

It has been a great year for Rutherglen and Stanton & Killeen with ourselves and many of our fellow wineries taking home numerous accolades in 2016. Our highlights include being shortlisted two years in a row for the Australian Producer of The Year Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition and winning five major trophies for our fortifieds, including the Best Fortified Trophy for our Classic Muscat last week at the Victorian Wines Show.  Continue reading...

Success in 2017 Halliday Wine Companion

Monday, August 08, 2016

The release of James Halliday's annual Wine Companion in August always sparks a high degree of excitement and curiosity. It's a fantastic way to hear about new wineries or the latest 'must-try' wine with a comprehensive review of many of Australia's 2500+ wineries.   Continue reading...

Vintage 2016 Winemaker's Report

Friday, May 27, 2016

It was an early start to vintage, picking Chardonnay the day before Australia Day, but we had expected it so we were (sort of) ready for it. The next cab off the rank was the muscat for Moscato and Sparkling Muscat Blanc – this must be a bit of a winemaking record; we picked on the 4th February and bottled on the 9th of March! As is usual for vintage, it was days of frenetic activity as this early fruit came in, followed by a bit of a “phony vintage” lull, and then it all kicked off again. Continue reading...

Tastes of Rutherglen, March 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Tastes of Rutherglen in March is one of the best events on the calendar for foodies, wine buffs and people looking for a relaxed, fun time. Leisurely roam the region and enjoy a restaurant quality meal matched to wine whilst enjoying entertainment and masterclasses at participating wineries. Continue reading...

Viva La Dulce Food & Wine Festival

Friday, August 07, 2015

If you live in Melbourne and surrounding regions, the Viva La Dulce Food & Wine Festival is the perfect day out. Celebrating the good things in life, there will be an array of stall holders including wine, cider, coffee, cakes and treats, honey, cheese, olives, chocolate and many more artisan producers.  Continue reading...

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