Wine Making and Barrel Room

Wine Making Basics

In general, every harvest includes these basic vine-to-wine steps: Pick the grapes Crush the grapes Ferment the grapes into wine Age the wine Bottle the wine   Pick the grapes The grapes are collected in bins The grapes are either cut from the vine by human hands (we obtain whole bunches) or they are removed by a machine (only grapes, …

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Wine Tasting Tips

Tasting glasses Tasting glasses should be clean, free of dishwasher soap or other cleaning products residue. If you only have one glass for tasting and you change the grape variety, rinse the glass with the new wine, throw it away and then pour your tasting sample. Tasting temperature Opinions vary about the tasting temperature, many agree that the best is …

Hunter Valley Vines

Hunter Valley Wineries

Wine tasting in the Hunter Valley is an excellent introduction to the Australian wine. You can find more than 150 cellar doors open daily. The Hunter Valley produces less than three percent of Australia’s wine. Main subregions are Broke Fordwich, Lovedale, Mount View, Pokolbin and Wollombi Valley. The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine growing region. Vines were first planted in …

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Aboriginal Bush Tucker

More Than The Usual Aboriginal bush tucker – selection of jams, chutneys, spices and dukkah Original Flavours Experience Aboriginal fruit and spices that give twist to jams and chutneys – selection of wild rosella jam, lilly pilly jam, wild lime marmalade, bush tomato chutney, wild peach chutney, sea parsley, salt bush, pepperberry leaf, edible eucalyptus . Australian Superfoods The fruit …

Hunter Valley Wine Country

Hunter Valley Wine Country

The Hunter Valley is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia, by 1823 some 20 acres of vineyards had already been planted. Even now some vineyards have their own roots, in modern times, due to phyloxera, vineyards are planted on root stock. Key pioneers of the Hunter Valley Wine Country were George Wyndham of Dalwood, William Kelman at Kirkton …

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Blue Mountains National Park

  Blue Mountains National Park The Blue Mountains National Park is one of the most well-known parks in Australia, it is a part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The Greater Blue Mountains was announced as UNESCO World Heritage Area on 29 November 2000. The Blue Mountains area is around 1436 square kilometers. It’s recognized for its geographic, botanic  and cultural value. …