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The Cellar Door will be closed on the weekend of 3-4 November… but we have a good excuse! We have headed to Margaret River, Western Australia, to do some wine-tasting of our own.  The next weekend we are open will be 16-17 November, 2018. Be sure to drop by then […]

Cellar Door closed for 3-4 November






Well how about this for well earned recognition?! In April, Winemaker Will, aka William Rikard-Bell of Rickard Wines and Chill Wine Company, is chosen as a finalist in the Top 50 Young Gun of Wine 2018 award. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] And in August Lucy and Chris, aka Madrez […]

Boree Lane Wines’ Wonderful Winemakers


A small flock of Black-faced sheep are now munching their way around the vineyard. They managed to find a momentary bit of sunshine to enjoy amidst the cold overcast conditions and to use the dripper line for a good old neck rub. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Otherwise the weather […]

Winter Weather and sheep in the Vineyard



Amidst the numerous magpies flying around the vineyard,  suddenly a brawl erupted between these two. It  looked really ferocious but both battlers flew away intact and there were no feathers floating around. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Magpie Brawl at the Vineyard was last modified: July 28th, 2018 by Bob […]

Magpie Brawl at the Vineyard


Cold and wintery at Boree Lane vineyard, but a burning off of a sizable pile of cut vines on a still sunny morning certainly provided plenty of warmth! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Last leaves clung to some Cabernet Sauvignon vines but the next day’s (Sunday 17th June) biting south […]

Winter at Boree Lane Vineyard


It was a beautiful, sunny Autumn day, just perfect for the Hunters Hill Food & Wine Festival. The setting was delightful with the two concentric circles of pyramid roofed stalls set out on Boronia Park Oval. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The Boree Lane Wines technical powerhouse, Dave, joined us […]

Hunters Hill Food & Wine Festival 2018 – Recap




March was a busy time in the vineyard with machine harvesters and hand pickers at work. Despite the dry spell, the grapes had hung on with the help of a bit of intermittent rain and the flavours are exciting. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grapes On Saturday, 3 March, Ian Pearce’s […]

March Harvest at the Vineyard


The pastures and definitely dry as the pictures show and this dry spell has seen our dam reduced to a very low level. A thirsty fox is eyeing off the ducks who are keeping a safe distance. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Yes it is dry out West was last […]

Yes it is dry out West