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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


Coinciding with the very warm weather, our building team, Ian and Richard, turned up on Friday morning (19th January) to fix the shadecloth across the roof of the terrace extension. It certainly has made a difference as the terrace faces west and receives the full force of the afternoon sun. […]

Shadecloth to the rescue





The joys of Spring at the vineyard brought the nagging of juvenile magpies (or are they Currawongs) while Mum looks for food. It was a pre-Christmas feature while bees enjoyed the pear tree blossoms and a very orange rose unfurled in the garden. Very appropriate for Orange! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” […]

The joys of Spring at the Vineyard