Read about the Winter Shiraz weekend, Barwon Ridge dinner at Barrabool Hills Maze, new wine releases and more in our Winter 19 newsletter.
Barwon Ridge was nominated for the Geelong Business Excellence Awards. It has been a great opportunity to review what we have achieved, what we are doing well and where we need to focus over the coming years.
We have made it through the first round and have been short listed for the awards. Next step is a site visit from the judges!
In anticipation of our Pinot Meunier planting later this year we have decided that for our next Barwon Ridge wine adventure we will explore the broad Pinot family.
Pinot is one of the most intriguing grapes as it can come in many guises and styles. Australia, Europe, New Zealand and USA are some of the places where the different flavours of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier and other members of the family can be found.
We will look at how the Pinot family is handled in different parts of Australia and in different countries. Can you spot the Aussie vs OS Pinot Noir?, is there a “Geelong” flavour vs a “Mornington” flavour?, what is the difference between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio?, do Australian and French Pinot Blanc taste the same?
Come along and have some fun, and together we hope to learn something new about this family.
Cellar door. Barwon Ridge Wines, 50 McMullans Road, Barrabool.
Saturday 2nd June 2018. 2.30 – 4.30 pm
Try around 12 fascinating ‘Pinot’ wines, our home made nibbles and good company.
Price: $45.00 (wine club member discounts apply).
Numbers are limited so book early. Book.
The Cabernet Sauvignon is looking and tasting fantastic. We will give it a few more days ripening before a pick later this week. In the meantime our cellar door is open today and tomorrow for tastings and tasting plates.
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