Our commitment to organics goes back to the first days after acquiring the vineyard . The first decision taken was to immediately convert the chardonnay vineyard over to organic management and begin the process of attaining organic certification for as many parts of the property as possible.The reasons for this are simple and relate to the need that we all have to access clean chemical free food and workplaces. We were also determined to utilise biodiversity as a management tool for pests and diseases instead of chemicals. Aside from all other reasons, viticulture is simply more interesting when other living things are allowed to be part of vineyard system.  Vineyards are inescapably novel ecosystems but our aim is to encourage maximum interface between real wilderness and our commercial endeavours. To read more about our progress click on one of the links below:

Vineyard Practices

Wetland Blog

Species Galleries

from the fertile soils of Leongatha, Gippsland Australia