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July, 2019

James Halliday Reviews Oakridge in ‘The Weekend Australian’

James Halliday recently shared his thoughts on Oakridge in The Weekend Australian (July 7), reviewing a stand out selection of Oakridge’s single vineyard wines including the just released 2017 864 Chardonnay. Of the vintage Halliday noted previously “…arguably the best vintage since 1992, and before that ’88. It was marked by good rainfall and cool […]

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May, 2019

Drew Hamilton Joins Oakridge

We offer a warm welcome to Drew Hamilton, who joined the Oakridge team this month as Restaurant Manager. As a self-described “hospo lifer”, Drew has devoted his career to making sincere connections with diners. With a CV that spans three continents and a range of diverse and impressive establishments, Drew’s respect for humility and genuine […]

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May, 2019

2017 864 Henk Aqueduct Pinot Noir – James Halliday Review

We are delighted to share the recent 97pt James Halliday review of the 2017 864 Henk Aqueduct Pinot Noir. Australia’s most respected wine critic for over thirty years, Halliday’s Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. “From the red volcanic soils of Woori Yallock. Hand-picked and sorted, 100% destemmed and wild-fermented with 21 days […]

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March, 2019

2017 Oakridge Original Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – Australia’s No. 1 Cabernet

We are thrilled to share this recent review of the 2017 Oakridge Original Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon by Australian wine critic and writer Huon Hooke. Marking our 40th anniversary, this Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced from the original Oakridge Vineyard situated on the red volcanic soils of Seville. This rating places it as Huon’s #1 Cabernet in Australia […]

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August, 2018

JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION RESULTS

We’re thrilled to once again earn ‘5 red stars’ in the Halliday Wine Companion Awards 2019 announced last night. A massive effort by David and his team to have 19 wines score over 90 points, and a whopping 13 wines scoring 95 or more! Thanks for the support of @winecompanion and all involved, and congratulations […]

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July, 2018

Australian Financial Review Top 100 Australian Restaurants 2018

The results are in! Annually, the Australian Financial Review compiles a list of ‘Australia’s Top 100 Restaurants’. The top 100 is decided by the best Chef’s and restauranteurs in Australia from a shortlist of 500 restaurants created by a team of critics and editors. The prestigious awards program is designed to support and celebrate the […]

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June, 2018

Matt Stone No-Waste Challenge with Delicious Magazine

It’s no secret that our co-executive chef’s, Matt Stone and Jo Barrett, are leading the way in sustainable cooking, known for using fruit and vegetables in their entirety (root, stem, skin and all) in many of their dishes on Oakridge’s seasonal restaurant menu. Matt Stone recently shared some insider tips on sustainable cooking with Delicious […]

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May, 2018

Oakridge Wines – Proud Supporters of OzHarvest

Oakridge is taking part in the Dollar Dine program throughout the month of June to raise funds for OzHarvest and help reduce food waste and fight hunger. OzHarvest are Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly to more than 1000 charities supporting people in need across the country. The Dollar Dine program is […]

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May, 2018

WINE YARRA VALLEY – Interview with our Chief Winemaker and Co-Executive Chef

 

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April, 2018

Vegetables Taking Centre Stage With Barrett’s Potato Skin Dessert

In an era of all things vegetarianism, vegan and everything plant based in between, Alice Zaslavsky of The Age compiled an article on the rise of notable chefs cooking with vegetables in innovative ways. She recognised our executive chefs, Matt Stone and Jo Barrett, for the pair’s “kitchen garden-driven menu”, with special mention of Barrett’s delectable potato, chocolate, coffee and […]

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