September 6, 2017

Fortified Wines versus Port Wine…

It can be confusing but what is the difference between a fortified wine and a port? Well, all ports are fortified wines but only fortified wines from Portugal are Ports. The same also applies to Sherry in that sherry is a fortified wine...

June 23, 2017

Every vintage, with all the hustle and bustle in a busy winery, there will always be something that goes wrong. Working long hours in a physically demanding and sometimes repetitive jobs can often lead to concentration lapses, that can lead to some epic mistakes.

November 23, 2016

We are pleased to announce our first blend of Barrel Aged Muscat has been awarded a Silver Ribbon with 91 Points from wine writer Huon Hooke. Glass Slipper and Ruby Slipper was awarded a Bronze Ribbon with Ruby Slipper also being listed in the Best Buy Category.

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September 18, 2016

What wine glass should I use when enjoying fortified wines?

There are as many different styles of glassware as wine styles these days, but which glass is best to use for fortified wines? There are many options but most likely you will have a suitable glass tucked away s...

June 26, 2016

Fortified wines are beautiful but often misunderstood creatures.

So what exactly is a fortified wine? Well it’s a wine made with an addition of alcohol. It all starts off much the same way as a table or dessert wine until alcohol is added in the form of grape or brandy...

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