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Crittenden Wines

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.