Author Archives: Rhianna Costin

5 Minutes with Lethbridge Wines

A chat with Maree from Lethbridge As part of the Tastes of the Moorabool Valley wine club, we’re thrilled to be partnering with some of the Moorabool Valley’s finest wineries and producers each quarter. We’ve partnered with Lethbridge Wines and Moorabool Valley Chocolate, who are our guest producers this winter. Maree from Lethbridge Wines is […]

Rent a Vine Insider – Wine Tasting

Rent a Vine Workshop 2; Clone discovery and tasting This guest blog post is written by Eliesha Rae, a returning Rent a Vine participant, wine lover and writer extraordinaire.   Chardonnay lovers rejoice!  The sun is out, the mercury is climbing and the forecast says 16º and sunny (hey, it’s Victoria in May, we take […]

Vintage 2021; a vintage to remember

New Year, New Winemaker – 2021 will be a vintage to remember! It’s that time of year again and we have been hard at work in the vineyard harvesting what will become our 2021 releases. Early indications are that the pick is looking good, and the wines made from this year’s vintage are going to […]

Meet the Winemaker: Dwayne Cunningham

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  Meet the Austin’s Winemaker: Dwayne Cunningham Meet Dwayne. Here has been the Austin’s winemaker from 2020. You’ll be getting to see lots of Dwayne; at the winery, at events, at our cellar door and of course, on our socials. Dwayne moved from Coonawarra to Victoria in 2020 and not only adapted seamlessly, but adapted […]

Rent a Vine Harvest 2021; let’s pick!

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This guest blog post is written by Eliesha Rae, a returning Rent a Vine participant, wine lover and writer extraordinaire. New year, new winemaker, new wine, new crew. There are not many things that could tempt me away from my brand-new puppy’s first day at Puppy School…Harvest day at Rent a Vine?  Is one of […]

Austin’s Christmas Pop Up

After some last minute gifts whilst shopping for your Christmas feast? Well you’re in luck. This year, we are hosting your ultimate Christmas shopping experience. We will be popping up shop at the Fresh Food Merchant in the week leading up to Christmas, selling our range of gift packs, cases and bottles of wine. We […]

Meet the Artist: Natalie Anderson

When we were brainstorming ideas for a limited edition wine label, we were really eager to capture the beauty of the Moorabool Valley and highlight the unique aspect of our prospective cellar door. As long-time admirers of art, we’ve long-known Natalie Anderson and she immediately came to mind as someone we would love to capture […]

Help us bring our Cellar Door dream to life!

Become an Austin’s Cellar Door Founding Member If you’ve had a chance to visit our winery at one of our pop-up events, you will appreciate the love we have for our location in the Moorabool Valley, and the stunning views we luckily get to see everyday. The Moorabool Valley truly is a hidden gem of […]

Cheers to 2019 at Austin’s Wines!

As 2019 quickly comes to a close, we reflect on the year it’s been and prepare for another big year in 2020. We certainly don’t do things slowly at Austin’s, although this year has been a year full of preparation for a couple of exciting projects to finish off the year. Around the Grounds at […]