Winner Winner, Chardy Drinkers!!

We are absolutely ecstatic to announce that the 2021 Redbrook Estate Chardonnay has been awarded 2 Trophies for Best Australian Chardonnay and Best Margaret River Chardonnay at the James Halliday Australian Chardonnay and Cabernet Challenge 2023. Up against some of the country’s best wines, this is no small feat! Source: Evan & Tate’s facebook (

Crittenden wins the Dr Alan Antcliff Award

29 AUGUST 2023 Crittenden Vineyard is the winner of this year’s Dr Alan Antcliff Award for a commitment to environmental excellence.   In only its second iteration, Crittenden won Mornington Peninsula Wine’s Dr Allan Antcliff Award due to our work to recover the soil health and vitality of our grapevines with a rigorous program of […]

Yering Pinot in winter

📷️ Rod Harrison, chief viticulturist⁠ Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Victoria In the vineyards this week. Our pinot, pictured here, under frost protection. ⁠ ⁠ When temperatures drop, our management system kicks into gear by spraying water onto the vines. As the water cools, it creates a frozen layer of ice around the bud, and interestingly […]

Kings of Prohibition

From the great era of the roaring twenties, prohibition gave rise to the infamous ‘Kings of Prohibition’. During this dry period, myths were born and the stories of bootleggers became infamous and set the path for wine distribution around the world. Adopting innovative thinking, this exciting new range from Australia sees each bottle of Kings […]

Thanks for your support in 2022!

Thank you for supporting our small business! This year was a challenge ~ we appreciate your unwavering trust in our brand and your support in 2022. Schedule of dates for upcoming holidays NEW YEAR HOLIDAYClosed: Monday, 02/01/2023Reopen: Tuesday, 03/01/2023 LUNAR YEAR HOLIDAYClosed: Friday 20/01/2023 – Thursday 26/01/2023Reopen: Friday, 27/01/2023 You chose us despite the numerous […]

A Day In The Life Of Bec Hardy, The First Female Vigneron From The Hardys

Established by her father in 1980, Bec Hardy has taken over the ownership of McLaren Vale brand Pertaringa, becoming the first female member of the Hardy family to own her own vineyard and produce her own wine. We catch up with her to find out what a typical day looks like for her. Morning Routine My […]

A Unique Wine to Match The Season: The Skillogalee Sparkling Riesling NV

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What’s the best time to drink bubbles if not at the end of the year? Why, then, resort to champagne or red wines when there are so many pleasure-including Pétillant white wines that fit the season beautifully? White wines can evoke the same comforts as the most opulent reds, and can match surprisingly well with […]

A moment of share from Travis Fuller – General Manager of Killikanoon wines

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Did Anyone Mention Challenging Times? We threw ourselves into 2020 with the gusto of a perfectly charred lamb chop.  This was going to be the year, we told ourselves. Expanded markets, new wines, new friends made, with old ones warmed to the heart by our endless dinners and tastings. Here we would reinvent ourselves. Carefully and […]