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Entries by Sean Kelly

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 […]

2015 Vintage is Here!

Yes, we have started. On 11 February we inaugurated the new winery with the arrival of our Pinot Gris. The grapes arrived in pristine condition and have been given a bit of skin contact in order to add texture and structure to the wine. Pinot Gris responds well to extended skin contact and we are […]

Happy New Year

Welcome to 2015! The last year was a very busy one for us at Helen & Joey Estate and we are very proud of what we have achieved. We have appointed our distributor, Sherwood Estate, and Stu is looking forward to working closely with them to support our wines in the national market. He will […]

The History of Pinot Noir

At Helen & Joey Estate, we love Pinot noir. We have around 16 hectares planted and spend a lot of time in the vineyard and winery ensuring this capricious little grape performs well. Widely regarded as one of the most difficult grape varieties to work with, Pinot noir has had a long history of giving […]