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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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November, 2017

OAKRIDGE WINES INVITED TO HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB

Oakridge Wines Executive Chef Matt Stone and Chief Winemaker David Bicknell were invited to host a meal with matched Oakridge Wines at the Hong Kong Jockey Club in August 2017 as part of their Winery Chef Series in 2017. To purchase the Oakridge Wines showcased at the event, visit the Oakridge website, call +61 3 9738 9900 or come […]

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November, 2017

INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRIT COMPETITION RESULTS

The International Wine and Spirit competition recognises and rewards the very best in the wine and spirits industry. In this years competition, Oakridge Wines scored 90-92.9, winning gold for the Local Vineyard Series Lusatia Park Chardonnay 2015. Their Local Vineyard Series Lusatia Park Pinot Noir was awarded bronze, with a judges’ score of 75 – […]

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November, 2017

CHARDONNAY WINS GOLD

Oakridge Wines was named the Most Successful Exhibitor at the Yarra Valley Show 2017, also receiving gold for their 2015 864 Funder and Diamond Oakridge Chardonnay and 2016 Hazeldene Chardonnay wines. The Yarra Valley Wine Show is one of the most prestigious events on the wine calendar, with this years being no exception. At the […]

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November, 2017

Oakridge Wines Selected in James Halliday Top 100 Wines

Oakridge Wines are honoured to be selected in the James Halliday Top 100 Wines of 2017. James Halliday samples thousands of wines each year to select his Top 100 Wines. This list features wines of all varieties and prices and is the go-to guide to the very best of Australian wines. In the list were […]

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November, 2017

OAKRIDGE CHIEF WINEMAKER ATTENDS PINOT NOIR ALLIANCE EVENT IN LONDON

Oakridge Wines Chief Winemaker, David Bicknell, is one of Australia’s best and most respected winemakers. He was invited to attend the first ever Pinot Noir Alliance event in London, alongside four other top winemakers on 9 October. The Pinot Noir Alliance event is the brainchild of Cono Sur winemaker Adolfo Hurtado, who wanted to bring […]

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October, 2017

Oakridge Wines awarded five gold medals at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards

Oakridge Wines received five gold accolades at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards, conducted by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, on Thursday 19 October, 2017. The following Oakridge vintages received recognition; 2015 864 Chardonnay 2016 Local Vineyard Series Chardonnay – Hazeldene Vineyard 2016 864 Syrah 2015 Local Vineyard Series Shiraz 2015 864 Cabernet These most recent […]

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