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End of vintage 2015!

Last Mataro safely in the winery, joining the Grenache, Semillon and Muscat. What an epic grape harvest effort – not least for the heat! All grapes picked by hand with the HUGE help of Stan’s mother – such an efficient and hard-working grape picker. Great wines are now in the […]

But of course: “new study suggests that wine can help burn fat”!

Ignore the “red grape juice” bit – just drink wine! (in moderation). So many benefits, and more discovered as we speak! “study, conducted by researchers from three American universities, found that drinking wine (or red grape juice) in moderation was useful in helping obese people manage their health, especially metabolic […]

Vintage 2015, day one

Great start of our own Barossa grape harvest, at Mill About Vineyard. Nice weather, 23 degrees, cool shade under the vines, efficient grape pickers. Starting with the Semillon, to be picked in stages over several days – as per our winemaker’s instructions!

Another exciting Melbourne launch of two of our new wines

Again – a very enthusiastic welcome to our new releases, Cloudy Red and La Pastorella 2014 (white), in Melbourne restaurants, thanks to ExCellar Agencies! Watch this space for the December release of our red wine Tinto Rosso 2014 and orange wine Witchcraft 2014.  

Wine Beats Yogurt in Health Stakes

Scientists announced that healthy probiotics bacteria have been discovered in wine and may be beneficial for people’s health. However the process of adding sulfites (or sulfur dioxide) to wine kills them off – so drinkers have to stick to natural wines with no added sulfites. Read more