GARRY CRITTENDEN BOWS OUT HIS WAY
Huon Hooke is one of the most trusted voices in Australian wine. Recently, Huon reflected on Garry's retirement from Crittenden Estate. He shares how Garry has bowed out of the family business, in his own way, whilst still creating a wine that reflects his legacy. Continue Reading...
WINEMAKERS STRIKE TERROIR WITH WHOLE-BUNCH PINOTS
Max Allen recently had the pleasure of being in the company of more than 200 pinot-obsessed wine makers, drinkers, sommeliers and media who explored questions around whole bunch winemaking. What is the best percentage? Which is the best way to make a wine that tastes of where it's from? Continue Reading...
AUSTRALIAN WINE TRAILBLAZERS
Garry Crittenden, along with wife Margaret, established what is now called Crittenden Estate in the Mornington Peninsula in 1982. The Crittendens were one of the region’s pioneers, and the Mornington Peninsula now boasts over 50 cellar doors. Garry was one of the earliest experimenters with Italian grapes, planting Piedmontese varietals Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Barbera and Arneis. Read full article....
VINES OF THE TIMES
Much of the secret to the success of the Crittenden family's vines is deep in the soil, writes James Wagstaff....click here to read an article that appeared in the Weekly Times on Wednesday May 1st 2019.
SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVES AT CRITTENDEN ESTATE
Not a media article as such, but for those who are curious; click to read about what we do to farm as sustainably as possible....click here to read more
TOP WINERIES OF AUSTRALIA 2019
The Real Review (Huon Hooke) has released it's list of top wineries....From the website:
"We review around 10,000 wines each year, and are delighted to see so many wineries producing wines of outstanding quality.
The Real Review Certificate of Excellence is awarded to a select group of wineries that consistently produce excellent wine. The Top Wineries list is a national benchmark that shows where your favourite winery is ahead of its peers."
TOP OUT OF TOWN DESTINATIONS
This week we have had a couple of mentions as a must see destination when travelling out of Melbourne. Click on the following articles to see - and also get some handy tips to fill your weekends! (with Crittenden at the top of the list of course!) https://www.amazingco.me/blog/day-trips-from-melbourne