|Charles Cimicky was inspired by his father to take over the reins at the family estate, that's when the good wines started turning into awesome wines. Today, Cimicky is one of the most meticulous winemakers in South Australia. Charles Cimicky»|
|Named for a rare grasshopper Sigaus childi, found only at Central Otago within the Earnscleugh gold mine tailings, just across the road from Grasshopper Rock vineyard. The site is fortuitously harsh and sufficiently challenging to make the vines work their hardest. Grasshopper Rock»|
|In commemoration of the year Samual McWilliams planted his first vines, 1877 is a national flagship, crafted from the best fruit of vintage. The choicest parcels of estate grown Shiraz are sourced from superior mature vines on the original McWilliams plantings at Barwang in the Hilltops. McWilliams»|
|A classic, bone-dry flor style of great finesse, produced using the traditional Solera system, the finest example of its style in Australia. Fragrantly lifted and refined with a lively intensity of flavour, it is best served chilled as the ideal aperitif. Seppeltsfield»|
|Born at Guildford, very near the Houghton Swan Valley winery, Dr John Gladstones was an internationally acclaimed scientist who identified the Margaret River in 1965 as being world class for planting vines and growing grapes. Dr Gladstones also played a role in the development of the Frankland River region, Pemberton and Manjimup. Houghton»|
|A parcel of the most pristine Adelaide Hills Cabernet Sauvignon tips the scales of this ambitious but remarkably integrated cépage, a generous inclusion of Cabernet Franc contributes savouryness and luscious berry fruit, Merlot, Malbec and Shiraz add complexity and flesh to achieve a well rounded, profoundly enjoyable red wine. Reuben represents a germane accord to a diversity of cuisines, the evocative mix of grapes serve to ingratiate each other as they coalesce into an engaging fusion of exuberance and style.. Paracombe»|
|One of the earliest commercial winemaking operations ever established in Victoria. Heathcote Winery can also boast some of the oldest Australian plantings of Viognier. Heathcote Winery»|
|Sourced from Neil Steven's Glenoak property at Pokolbin, a scenically undulating site that's planted to a combination of light sand and red clay soils, widely regarded as one of the finest white wine vineyards in Hunter Valley. The oldest block was established circa 1911, the youngest plantings date back to 1965. Tyrrells»|
|The wines of Shadowfax have gone from strength to strength in a very short space of time, due in no small part to the remarkable quality of fruit. A prolific trophy winner, Shadowfax have achieved the new wave of Chardonnay, refreshingly fruit driven, livelier than it's Victorian siblings, characterised by slatey, flavoursome acidity, a touch of lees complexity and judicious dryness. Shadowfax»|
|Steeped in history, the original Baileys store was situated next door to the Glenrowan Inn where widow Jones hosted Ned Kelly's siege. Following the gold rush, the Baileys turned to farming and settled on a property which they named Bundarra. Baileys Glenrowan»|
|Perfect balance in wine cannot be manufactured, it occurs naturally. Gemtree achieves this elusive idyll. Gemtree»|
|After twenty years of the most distinguished winemaking, having amassed over sixty trophies and three hundred gold, including a Jimmy Watson and twice International Red Wine Maker of Year, David O'Leary and Nick Walker came home to classic Watervale soils. The superior Grace dry grown Vineyard is hand pruned and hand picked, relying fully on natural rainfall. OLeary Walker»|
At Murray Street Vineyards, hand crafting small batches of wine in the tradition of the earliest settlers is a passion
Murray Street vineyards, winery and tasting room are located at Greenock in the western Barossa, a part of the beautiful landscape tapestry of the region. A small team of friends and family, produce wine that conveys the rich viticultural traditions of the Barossa and Shiraz and Shiraz blends, Eden Valley Riesling and forges fresh ground with varieties new to the region and Viognier and Marsanne. Murray Street Vineyards was established in 2001 by Andrew and Vanessa Seppelt and Bill and Pattie Jahnke, who shared a dream of creating unique artisan wines that would sustainably honour the Barossa's rich winemaking heritage. And they wanted to provide an extraordinary and enriching experience for visitors from around Australia and around the globe.
In 2004, the Tasting Room and Cellars were built in Greenock. Influenced by early Barossa architecture, these buildings fulfill the dream of offering a truly rewarding experience for the wine lover. The outlook has been steadily climbing since then, with increasing international recognition for our wines. The team has grown to include some of the region's most talented and dynamic personalities as Murray Street continue to strive for the extraordinary. Situated on an elevated spot overlooking the hamlet of Greenock, the winery was designed to blend into its environment, taking pains to create a design with a sense of place. Thus, the winery operates within walls that feature architectural elements reminiscent of Greenock's heritage, concealing the sights and sounds of a working vintage.
The estate's history with viticulture dates back to 1856 when the family Hoklas established Grenache, Mataro and Shiraz vines. Unfortunately these precious old veterans were pulled out in 1972 because they could only produce one tonne of fruit per acre. Today it is seen as the ideal yield for super great wine.
The Murray Street property evolved into a share farmed vineyard just prior to its acquisition in 2001. It comprised a number of blocks planted in 1948 and 1998. Further Mataro and Durif plantings were added in 2002, the total property today is a mere 13 hectares. Varieties include Shiraz and Mataro, Grenache, Semillon and Durif. The estate is essentially operated as a traditional dry grown vineyard, though some parcels of Semillon are irrigated in years of minimal rainfall.
Gomersal Vineyard marked the beginning of Murray Street Vineyards and the partnership between Bill and Pattie Jahnke andrew and Vanessa Seppelt. Although the land was used for sheep grazing prior to MSV vineyard development, there was a time when vines did happily grow on the same soil. The remaining land is slowly been revegetated with MSV implementing its program immediately. Varieties are Shiraz, Viognier, Marsanne, Zinfandel and Primitivo. Soil types are light sandy clay loam to clay loam over light medium clay to medium clay, irrigated with water supplied through BIL water scheme. Minimal intervention occurs with the entire vineyard mulched and a permanent mid row sward of native grasses is encouraged. Half the property (shiraz) is trellised north to south across north facing hill slope, the other half is trellised east to west across the east facing hill slope.
A glass of MSV isn't simply a statement about fine wine, it is the beginning of a conversation. Named Best Cellar Door in the Barossa at the Barossa Cellar Circle Awards. The Tasting Room, Barrel Theatre and small batch Winery were constructed in 2004 by local artisan stonemasons in the style of Barossa's early settlers. Drink in the vineyard views from a number of great vantage points and indoors on comfortable lounges or at outdoor tables shaded by the grapevine arbor and while you enjoy a personal guided tasting, tailored to your taste and interests. Take a break from your schedule to enjoy a glass of MSV along with one of our regional food platters, all sourced from local artisan producers.