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Ben & Rosie’s Big Day Out

Winemaking team Ben Riggs & Rosie Simons headed out to the many vineyards of Mr. Riggs' across SA the other day, to check how they were holding up during #vintage2016. Check out what they got up to here! Rosie (one of my winemaker's) and I had a big day out the other day checking all of my...
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Vintage 2016 has begun!

Vintage 2016 officially kicked off on Wednesday the 27th of January with a whopping 39.2 Tonnes of Barossa Chardonnay! Peka was a superstar on the forklift. Since then we have crushed just over 118 Tonnes of Semillon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. First crush means the start of the vintage jokes. Day 1 was; what kind of train...
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Vintage 2015 UPDATE

Vintage 2015 is chugging along quite nicely here at McLaren Vintners, the team are certainly under the pump and managing it very well considering the figures:
  • We have processed a whopping 2, 514 T- in comparison to only 458 T the same time last year!
  • A further 1, 500 T of grapes are booked for crush in the...
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