Cellar Door News

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Innocent Bystander
Date: 03-10-2013

At most cellar doors you have panoramic views out over the vineyards, but not this one. You have a lovely view out over the car park, the Maroondah Highway and downtown Healesville! Still it seems to work, the combination of… Read More.
Schramsberg Vineyards Napa Valley
Date: 25-07-2013

Schramsberg was the first non-French vineyard to supply sparkling wine to the White House, a tradition that has continued from the Nixon years right through to the Obama Administration. The cellar door is on the main highway between St Helena… Read More.
Opus One Napa Valley
Date: 24-07-2013

Opus One was founded as a joint venture between Baron Phillipe de Rothschild of France and Robert Mondavi from the Napa Valley. Their aim was to combine the best of both worlds and create an exceptional wine in the Napa… Read More.
Beringer Vineyards Napa Valley
Date: 23-07-2013

Bringer is the oldest continually operating winery in the Napa Valley, established in 1876. It is on the main highway through the Napa Valley, on the outskirts of St Helena. Beringer has close links with Australia, through originally Beringer-Blass, and… Read More.
Turnbull Wine Cellars Napa Valley
Date: 23-07-2013

Turnbull is a mid sized Napa Valley winery, located on the main highway. It owns four vineyards in diverse locations around the Napa Valley. Consequently all its wines are "estate only" and there is full control over the complete production… Read More.
Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley
Date: 23-07-2013

Robert Mondavi is one of Napa Valley's more famous winemakers. He would have been 100 last month in June 2013. He is renowned for promoting the Napa Valley and its wines and for pushing for wines to be labeled by variety… Read More.
Kumeu River West Auckland NZ
Date: 03-05-2013

Kumeu River is one of the first cellar doors you come to as you head west out of Auckland. It is a long established winery and is still owned and operated by the original family that founded it. Kumeu River… Read More.
Matua Valley West Auckland NZ
Date: 02-05-2013

Matua Valley is a short drive north of the main road, State Highway 16. It seems that the best cellar doors in West Auckland are the ones off the main road, maybe they have to work harder to attract visitors.… Read More.
West Brook Winery West Auckland NZ
Date: 02-05-2013

West Brook is one of the hidden gems of West Auckland. It is hidden away in the Waimauku Valley, north of the main road, State Highway 16. However it is worth finding and worth the drive up the road from… Read More.
Stonyridge Vineyard Waiheke Island Auckland NZ
Date: 01-05-2013

When you arrive at Stonyridge Vineyard it looks a little more casual and informal than some of its island neighbours. Little would you now that it produces what is reputedly the best and most expensive wine made in New Zealand,… Read More.

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