Monthly Archives: April 2017

Pressing Vintage 2016

On Sunday 20th March we pressed the wines at Dromana into barrel and demi-john. Unfortunately I did not take any pictures. However today we pressed the wines from the Advanced course grown on the Winbirra Vineyard.   Advertisements

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Vintage 2016

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Preperations for Vintage 2016

Today we prepared for the upcoming vintage which should be about 2 weeks away, depending on weather. We removed green or damaged bunches. Most importantly we undertook a bunch count and weighing in order to estimate our future crop. Bunch … Continue reading

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Pressing Winbirra Wine, approaching the end of vintage.

Today we pressed the wines from Winbirra vineyard. Vintage is reaching its end. Due to a small crop we managed to fill our new barrel but only one barrel with a small amount of pressing wine, perhaps 40lt held in … Continue reading

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Vintage at Winbirra

The Winbirra vineyard is about halfway between Red Hill South and Point Leo. http://www.winbirra.com.au  Here we are fortunate to have to have 4 clones to work with, MV6, 114, G Clone and D Clone. 2017 vintage did not produce high volumes … Continue reading

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