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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

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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November, 2017

2015 Local Vineyard Series Shiraz, Oakridge Vineyard awarded Wine of the Year

Oakridge Wines have added another notch to their belt to top off a record year, being awarded ‘Champion Wine of Show’ for their 2015 Local Vineyard Shiraz, Oakridge Vineyard at the National Wine Show of Australia Awards Dinner in Canberra on November 24. The wine also won the trophy for the Shiraz category and Best […]

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November, 2017

FORBES: BICKNELL’S TAKE ON THE AUSTRALIAN WINE LANDSCAPE

David Bicknell, Chief Winemaker at Oakridge Wines in the Yarra Valley, was interviewed by Cathy Huyghe for Forbes ‘5 Tips For Enjoying The New, Cool Australian Wine Scene’. Hyghe, who is the author of Hungry for Wine: Seeing the World through the Lens of a Wine Glass, explored the transition the Australian wine landscape has made over the past […]

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November, 2017

BICKNELL SPEAKS AT JAMES HALLIDAY SHANGAI MASTERCLASS

As part of the China Awards 2017 with Wine Australia, held on 23 October in Shangai, James Halliday held a Master Class with top Australian winemakers. With a career exceeding 45 years, James Halliday is regarded as the foremost observer and commentator on the Australian wine scene. Amongst the winemakers deemed the best in Australia was […]

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