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May 5th 2014

2014 Vintage Review

The old wine saying that there is no two vintages the same was perfectly illustrated in 2014. In more than 20 years of winemaking I cannot recall a vintage quite like this and that is for many reasons. In short, one of the strangest vintages but it delivered some really lovely wines – all in all we are very…

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April 24th 2014

The Super-Duper Experience

The Super-what I hear you say? The Super-Duper – it is your chance to experience two new wines made in very limited volumes and we think they are pretty... well, super-duper!
Prior to the 2012 vintage we undertook a chardonnay benchmark tasting at the winery and included some of the country’s leading chardonnay producers. We included our MCC…

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January 6th 2014

NEWS: Growing Season Update

Well, it’s the first day back after the Christmas break and the winery is pretty close to being ready for vintage which is great – early preparation for an expected early vintage gives me peace of mind.

So, how is the vineyard looking? A few words can easily sum it up – dry, balanced, healthy – but let…

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December 2nd 2013

NEWS: Frost

Growing grapes and making wine is an agricultural pursuit. We would all like to work in unison with Mother Nature but sometimes she does not make it easy. Winemaking vintages usually reflect Mother Nature’s mood, whether it be drought, inundation or as in the case of this year - frost.

Spring is always a nervous time for grape…

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@PrinthieWines on Twitter

Will back up with @LesterJez & @vinousgirl for just as many whites in the morning. Thanks for coming to Orange guys, much appreciated.
9:37pm on Mon 28 July
Interesting look at 70 or so reds from Orange this arvo with @LesterJez & @vinousgirl - Shiraz the highlight for me & pinot showing promise
9:35pm on Mon 28 July
@Mark_Renshaw @opqscyclingteam Congrats on a great #TDF. You gave it a real crack and it was great to watch.
9:17pm on Mon 28 July
Looking forward to tasting some interesting Orange region wines with Winewise crew @LesterJez & @vinousgirl this arvo. See you guys soon.
12:23pm on Mon 28 July
@Sipyourstyle Hope you had a lovely time drinking the Printhie Chardonnay
10:14am on Mon 28 July
#wine aromas of wineodyssey were calling - enjoying a @PrinthieWines Chardonnay. Buzzing down hereā€¦
1:25pm on Sun 27 July
@ReganDrew Cowra was great. Even kept up the #7peaks7days training & some terrific wines.
4:04pm on Fri 25 July
Back at the winery after a few days of wine show judging & faced with a lineup of our wines on the tasting bench to be critical about.
2:40pm on Fri 25 July
@vjboodie @TopWinePics @JamesASexton Snow in winter in Orange happens most years but maybe less so than previously due to increased temps
1:47pm on Fri 25 July

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