The Stables are set up & ready for a Blending Bench Session this afternoon. They're always a lot of fun! http://t.co/RrkvEmUpbJ
@GregGrays Joe's given us a buzz, and we are onto it! Cheers.
A brief introduction to the history and winemaking techniques of d'Arenberg.
Due to OH&S regulations we can't take visitors to d'Arenberg into the winery during vintage time but here's the next best thing.
A very gentle crusher Concrete open fermenters Submerging the cap (the mixture of seeds, skin and pulp) Co-fermenting Shiraz and Viognier Foot treading in an open fermenter Digging out the open fermenters- hard work but someone's got to do it! Wooden Basket Press from France Gentle Pressing That's a big barrel! Time to rest and mature (under the watchful eye of d'Arry) The Blending Bench Estate bottled wines