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Entries by Sean Kelly

Blood, sweat and… trees?

Running a vineyard isn’t always easy. It takes a lot of hard-work, dedication and passion to own and manage a vineyard, especially when you want complete control over the winemaking process to ensure each bottle has encapsulated the characteristics of your estate. Fortunately we have the passion and dedication in abundance and believe that shines […]

Mother’s Day at the Cellar Door

Mother’s day is fast approaching and to help you celebrate Helen & Joey have has an amazing day planned out for you! With a live music performance from by talented Australian Singer / Songwriter – Ben Mitchell, paired with wine tasting, what better way to spend mothers day! Date: May 8th 2016, Live music starts […]

Wine Tasting Class

Helen and Joey are offering a wine tasting session, where you learn about wine and how to taste it correctly. This event is a great event for wine lovers,  anyone interested in wine and just an all-round fun event. Lunch and wine provided, $40.00 Date: 17th of April 2016, starting at 1pm. Contact Cellar Door […]

It’s Vine Season

Wow! Things are moving quickly here at Helen & Joey Estate. The warm and relatively dry spring has made the vines grow like crazy. They are almost growing in front of our eyes sometimes! The good news in it all is that flowering is just about done, and I’m pleased to say it was successful, […]

AFL Grand Final at the Cellar Door

Come and watch the AFL grand final at the Cellar Door, It’s Hawthorn Hawks taking on the West Coast Eagles. On October 3rd, Starting at 12am there will be a classic Australian Grand Final Roast, for you to enjoy whilst overlooking the amazing views of our Winery, and of course Wine! For the event there […]

Spring has Sprung!

It’s pleasing to say that winter is finished and spring is on the way. At this time, things begin to look a little greener on the vineyard; the dormant vines are now starting to “pop”. This is when the vine begins to work after being asleep during winter. They use their stored energy to push […]

Family Day at the Cellar Door

The Helen & Joey Family day is back again, and this time is better than ever, Family fun is a must with activities like a petting zoo, bocce game and a large jingo set. Lunch will be served at midday so make sure you don’t miss out. The Event is on the 19th of September […]

Master Class

Come to Helen and Joey Estate and enjoy a fun Master class with our winemaker Stuart Dudine, featuring a vertical tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon. Matched canapés will also be served. The event is a free event to all HJ Club members and will be held at our winery in the beautiful Yarra Valley on the […]

Into the freezer……

We are just over half way though winter, and I must say I’ll be glad to see the end of it. We’ve had decent rainfall, icy southerly winds and more than our fair share of below zero mornings and frosts! Not so good for us, but great for the vineyard. The low temperatures help the […]

It ain’t over til the fat lady sings!

Well, it seems the fat lady is about to leave the stage. Yes, vintage 2015 is almost over which is, according to my somewhat faded memory, one of the earliest ends to vintage in a long time. Normally, here in the Yarra Valley, we are still happily picking the Cabernet sauvignon well into April. I […]