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Entries by Stephen

Vintage Report 2020

Vintage Report 2020 Ask anyone around the Yarra Valley and they will tell you, “Normal vintages do not exist anymore!” Twenty-twenty certainly lived up to this. There is no reference point. Varieties ripened out of sequence. Weather was all over the shop with no rhyme or reason. Significant weather events occurred at inopportune times. Challenges […]

2018 That’s a Wrap!

It’s nearly a wrap on 2018 and as we continue on with the busy season at Cellar Door, it’s good to take a moment to reflect on the year. This year we’ve had a few wins both in the wine show arena and at home on the farm in Gruyere.  Permits were approved for the new cellar door […]

YV in Ringwood

Looking to stock up on wine for the festive season or find that perfect bottle for a gift and too busy to get to a winery? Relax… we are bringing the Yarra Valley to you. On Friday 7th December, Wine Yarra Valley along with The Cellar Door and Eastland Shopping Centre present Yarra Valley in […]

River Fish Feast

It’s Spring and we begin again.  Here is the equinox, the traditional beginning of spring in many parts of Europe. Before the Europeans arrived in the Yarra Valley it was a season named after a tadpole in which the weather begins to warm, the rivers and wetlands are full and the fishing was good.    Our […]

Women in Wine

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN WINE AWARDS 2015 was the inaugural year of the Australian Women in Wine Awards.  On Friday 16 November 2018, the fourth Australian Women in Wine Awards symposium and award day  will be held in Sydney at Quay restaurant.  This is event is organised by the Fabulous Ladies’ Wine Society and celebrates women […]