Tag Archives: pinot noir

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 […]

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 […]

An Insiders guide to Rent a Vine; Picking and crushing grapes

Rent a Vine Workshop: Picking and Crushing by Eliesha Rae   The morning of Workshop 2 dawned, less bright and sunny and more extremely overcast and drizzly than one might have hoped for. But as it turns out, bright and sunny isn’t necessarily the weather you’re looking for when it comes to grape picking, and […]

An Insiders Guide to Rent a Vine; Pinot Noir Tasting

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Rent a Vine Workshop: Pinot Noir Tasting by Eliesha Rae What do hunting polar bears in the Arctic Circle, rock climbing in full drag, and winemaking all have in common? It’s no secret that you’re more likely to meet like minded people when you’re doing something particularly niche.  What do hunting polar bears in the […]

What does “clone” mean when it comes to wine? 

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What is a clone and what are pinot noir clones?  So what does clone mean when it comes to wine? The English word clone is based on a Greek word for twig and refers to the practice of generating a new plant, genetically identical to its parent, by taking and propagating a cutting.  Unlike hybrids […]