Cellar Door is OPEN

Vineyard 28 cellar door reopens Saturday 6th February.

As we advised the Western Australian Bush Fires (Waroona Harvey Fire) that commenced on 7th January 2016, came close to Vineyard 28, scarily close. Almost a month later and we are ready to re-open the cellar door.

Saturday 6th February 2016 our cellar door will be open from 10am.

Electricity has been restored, all the cleaning is done and we are ready to welcome you back to visiting us here at the cellar door. The surrounding bush is already showing signs of recovery and it is truly amazing to see the new green shoots appearing.

We’ve commenced vintage with the first harvest of the muscat grapes. Lots of testing will been done on all the grapes re possible smoke issues, and will continue throughout vintage. There is no “one” simple test for this matter, it is subject to many factors, e.g. what stage the grapes were at, their variety, how long they were under smoke and many more factors.

Please be assured we will only be making wine from those grapes that we are 100% confident about. Our fruit at the Wildwater Vineyard in Harvey was not exposed at all to smoke, and nor was the additional Sauvignon Blanc for our Sauvignon Blanc Semillon blend.

We are very appreciative of the support shown to us and especially, YOU – our lovely customers who have helped by ordering our wine online.

We look forward to having you visit at the cellar door and welcoming you back to our special part of the world. 

Can’t wait remember we have online wine orders.

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Cellar Door Closed – Online Orders Open

As many people will know the Western Australian Bush Fires of the last few days came close to Vineyard 28, scarily close.

The house, the winery and the cellar door survived. The vines and fruit will have to be accessed for smoke damage but the good news is all the current wine is ok.  We now have some power via several big noisy generators. The adrenaline rush is over, but the hard work continues, cleaning up, washing, checking for embers and spot fires. Then getting back on track.

Our cellar door will be closed for 2-3 weeks , so please bear with us as we get everything sorted, cleaned and really to reopen. Online sales are available.

The best thing anyone can do now to help us is to buy our wine, this is a real ‘fire sale’.
Place your orders online.
NO phone orders please as our phones are currently needed for emergency communication at this stage.

We are so grateful to our neighbours, friends and everyone who has helped by sending messages, food and other forms of support.

Thank You

Mark & Pippa

 

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Christmas is approaching and here at Vineyard 28

Christmas at Vineyard 28

Christmas is approaching and here at Vineyard 28, we have a gorgeous array of handmade gift items and art which may just be that something different you are looking for this year. At the same time top up your wine supplies from our range at the cellar door.

Can you believe it is only  less than 10 sleeps until Christmas?

(Even less when you are reading this, scary stuff!).

Don’t leave your shopping until the last minute. If you are looking for something specials, unique and handmade; then Vineyard 28 is the perfect place for you.

For wine lovers we have a range of 6 different wines from the traditional Sauvignon Blanc Semillon in our white range to Cabernet Sauvignon in our reds to our award winning and famous Italian range of Arneis – a lovely crisp white to Moscato with a touch or pink and then on to our Dolcetto which is a perfect chilled wine for summer and rounding out with our Nebbiolo with a wonderful marriage of cedar and red cherries characteristics.

For Art lovers we have our Annual Quilt Exhibition starting Saturday 12th December 2015 through to Sunday 20th December 2015, this year we are featuring Yvonne Chapman who is a local Harvey Artist and her award winning quilt “True Blue” drop in and have a look. As part of the Quilt Exhibition we will have 30 glorious quilts on display and also for sale plus a huge range of other items for you to choose from. Christmas shopping really is easy at Vineyard 28.

Christmas is approaching and here at Vineyard 28

Drop into Vineyard 28 , we can’t wait to see you.

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Brunswick Agricultural Show

Sat 24th October 2015Brunswick Show Sat 24th October 2015
Brunswick Showgrounds, Brunswick

One of Australia’s BIGGEST one day shows – Saturday 24 October 2015

Come and see Vineyard 28 at the show and join in the excitement of a real country show.

Pavilion display including flowers, cooking, vegetables, homecrafts, wine, home brew, art, photography, woodwork.

– Trade Displays
– Machinery Displays
– Market Stalls
– Meals / Drinks Stalls
– Horse Ring Events – including hacking, jumping and novelties
– Cattle, Lambs, Goats, Poultry and Breeding Horse Judging
– Live Cattle Auction
– Log Chopping
– Wine Tasting Tents
– Grand Parade
– Harvey Community Radio – outside broadcast – All day
– Side Show Alley
– Stilt Walker
– Animal Nursery
– Light Horse Show
– Faerie Folk Show
– Bunbury City Band
– Fashion Parades – Metro Modelling Academy
– Fireworks Finale

Come and see Vineyard 28 at the 2015 Brunswick Agricultural Show.

www.brunswickshow.com.au

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Preston Beach Golf Club Annual Fete Day

Preston Beach Golf Club Annual Fete DaySun 27th September 2015
Preston Beach Golf Club

Preston Beach Golf Club is holding their annual spring cup and fete. There will be craft, food, stalls, free entertainment and children’s activities. Proceeds will go towards improvements for the course.

Preston Beach Golf Club Annual Fete Day,
come down and see Vineyard 28 for our wine tasting.

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Italian Wine & Food Festival

Italian Wine & Food Festival – Vineyard 28 will be there.

Sunday 13th September 2015 – Perth Town Hall (Cnr Barrack St and Hay St)

11am to 9pm – Wine Classes, Cooking Demonstrations, Food & Wine Tasting

More information at www.italianwinefood.com.au

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Review of Arneis (Italian white grape variety) at the Vineyard 28

Arneis 2014 and Arneis 2013Recent Review from Casey at Travelling Corkscrew

I love tasting wines side by side as even though they might be the same grape varietal, each wine has its own uniqueness. I picked up these bottles of Arneis (Italian white grape variety) at the Vineyard 28 cellar door just off Old Coast Highway heading south from Perth. Approx $20 per bottle.

2013: Light yellow colour with green highlights. Aromas of freshly cut grass, hints of honey and pears. On the palate it’s fresh and refreshing with crisp flavours of grapefruit, licks of nuts and a touch of palm sugar fruity sweetness.

2014: Lighter in colour, more straw-like. Aromas of lime, apricots and a bouquet of fresh flowers. On the palate it’s full and rich with hints of mango, orchard fruits and again nuttiness comes through to entice the palate.

I really enjoyed these wines, my taste buds lent more towards the 2014 however I have to admit a glass of each is the way to go (that way it’s educational right – it’s a wine tasting!) #TCWeekdayWine.

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Great detail Travelling Corkscrew. We love how much you appreciate the uniqueness of our #Arneis.

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2015 South West Small Business Awards

2015 South West Small Business Awards – Success for Vineyard 28

Mark & Pippa of Vineyard 28 were very pleased to receive not only the Agribusiness Award, sponsored by WFI,  this year, but to also come Runner Up in the Micro Business Category as well. The Small Business Awards were held at the Lighthouse Beach Resort in Bunbury on Saturday the 27th June 2015. These awards provide a great opportunity for us to benchmark the performance of our business against other small businesses in the South West, and allow us to celebrate our achievements to date.

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