Oak trials in the winery


As part of our ongoing quest for excellence at Montalto we have a trial program in the winery whereby each vintage we introduce new and innovative vinification methods together...

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Surprise crop on the menu


It’s got to be the heartbreak crop of Wendy’s Garden. Each summer the Cape gooseberries growing down by the orchard promise so much, only to be destroyed by the...

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2016 Len Evans Tutorial – experience of a lifetime


I was recently immensely fortunate to receive one of twelve scholarships on offer for one of the most coveted wine experiences in Australia, if not the world – The...

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Three sites, three distinct pinots


You’ll often hear it said that single vineyard wines are all about site expression, a case of the winemaker just letting the fruit shine. At Montalto we approach our...

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Shiraz joins the Montalto Estate range

Only four barrels of 2014 Montalto Estate Shiraz were produced.

Back during the 2014 vintage a small parcel of Shiraz caught the attention of our winemaking team. The grapes from a two-acre old vine block, had been allocated for...

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Early vintage down to hot weather

Vintage 2016 was hot and dry.

The pressing of our late harvest pinot gris last week signalled the official end of the 2016 vintage here at Montalto, a full three weeks earlier than last year....

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