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Our 2023 Rider Pinot Gris is certainly making waves with reviewers! Textural and interesting thanks to the 4 different winemaking techniques applied before blending, this is not your average Pinot Gris! See some of the reviews coming in below: Winelines - "...a vivacious vinous fruit salad in a wine glass! 94 Points." Read the review Qwine - "Cut pears and poached pears kick alongside honeyed tones, white flowers and a fine nuttiness on an eventful introduction...91 Points".  Read the Review Grape Observer - "In the glass, the wine is a pale lemon in colour, with aromas of pear and pear skins... this is a well...

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If a winery experience is more your style, check out Stockman’s Ridge. They offer live music every Saturday, and you’ll be able to relax in their gardens for as long as you like (with extended opening hours on Saturdays). Not to mention, they are one of the only growers of Grüner Veltliner, an Austrian variety that is rising in popularity. They’re pet friendly, too!

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We are very excited to release our new Bordeaux inspired wines! Both from the 2022 vintage, the two new releases draw direct inspiration from the two banks of France’s Bordeaux region. 

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After a crazy year (15 weddings, 4 new vineyards, HUGE harvest and of course a new baby!), we took a much needed break for 5 weeks and closed the Cellar Door - a first for us!  Heading overseas to France where Jon's love of wine began, we took the first few weeks to recharge our batteries before heading out to some of the most prestigious vineyards and wineries in Bordeaux. It was an incredible experience and we learnt so much, the level of detail some of the big Chateaus have is mind blowing (and warrants the heft price tags on...

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Our Signature Gruner Veltliner made the cut as one of Australia's Top Gruner Veltliners - "This wine is an explosion of fruits including citrus, rambutan, stone fruits ably backed up with some bracing acidity.."

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