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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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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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