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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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April, 2018

Halliday Gives Oakridge Local Vineyard Series Willowlake Chardonnay 97 Points

James Halliday is an Australian wine critic and writer, winemaker, senior Wine Companion judge and one of the most respected voices on the Australian wine scene. Halliday tastes and reviews different wine varietals from all over Australia, of all price ranges, and his tasting notes have fast become an invaluable guide to the best Australian […]

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March, 2018

Oakridge Wines’ Showcases Premium, Multi-Functional Event Offering at Regional Longest Lunch

Over 100 people took a seat at Oakridge Wines’ Regional Longest Lunch on Friday 16 March, as part of one of the world’s greatest food and wine events – the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The lunch was a celebration of the Yarra Valley’s local produce and producers, with guests treated to four courses of […]

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March, 2018

CHARDONNAY – The Current State of Play

Wine Wise, an authoritative and well-respected voice in Australian wine, recently had a panel ‘blindly’ taste a range of Australian chardonnays to compose a listicle piece on the best of Australian chardonnay. Our 2014 864 Drive Block Funder & Diamond Chardonnay was recognised as a wine that ticked all the boxed – delivering on freshness, intensity, balance, […]

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March, 2018

JO BARRETT INTERVIEWED BY SBS AS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S TOP PASTRY CHEFS

Known around town for her delectable desserts, pastries and all-things-sweet (and savoury), our inimitable co-executive chef Jo Barrett was recently interviewed by SBS and recognised as one of Australia’s top pastry chefs. After starting her career as a chef disliking pastry, and knowing all too well that to run a kitchen she needed to know […]

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March, 2018

February Media Wrap-Up

We kicked off the year with two great months in the media. The Sunday Herald Sun picked us as a key winery to visit for foodies – especially for the ‘stand-out desserts and excellent bread’ while Taste is excited to sample Matt and Jo’s menu at Hotel Lindrum as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Gourmet Traveller WINE celebrated our 2015 […]

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December, 2017

OAKRIDGE CELLAR DOOR WINE SALE

Visit the cellar door this Labour Day weekend, from March 10 – 12, 2018 to pick up some of your favourite Oakridge Wines and stock your cellar for the year ahead. A selection of Oakridge’s award-winning wines will be on sale. Stocks are limited, so get in quick! Call +61 3 9738 9900 for more information. 864 […]

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December, 2017

PICNICS AT OAKRIDGE WINES

What better way to enjoy the beautiful summer weather than an afternoon picnic at Oakridge Wines? Starting in December, you can enjoy a selection of summer Oakridge picnic hampers from $45.00, including a rug to lay out on our fresh, green grass.  To find out more information call +61 3 9738 9900 or visit the Oakridge Cellar Door. […]

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December, 2017

OAKRIDGE WINES RESTAURANT FEATURED 14TH WITH BEST DESSERT IN 2017 DELICIOUS 100

In the Herald Sun’s second annual Delicious 100, Oakridge Wines Restaurant and its Head Chef’s Matt Stone and Jo Barrett were recognised for their Gin and Orange dessert. Stone and Barrett were commended for their zero-waste kitchen policy and the restaurant, winery and cellar door received praise for its glorious views and stunning architecture. The Delicious […]

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November, 2017

OAKRIDGE WINES DUBBED ‘PIONEERS OF THE NEW FRESHER, LIGHTER STYLE OF CHARDONNAY’

One of Australia’s top sommeliers, Alexis Rojat, wrote last year about the influence of Oakridge Wines Chief Winemaker, David Bicknell, on the rise of cool climate Chardonnay in Australia. Rojat’s article refers to Bicknell and his team at Oakridge Wines as “the pioneers of the new fresher, lighter style of Chardonnay that’s now being produced in […]

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