Well this was a little bit exciting! Or in Dr Horkey’s words “just exceptional”😊🥂 We love a good blind tasting competition, especially a blind tasting hosted by one of our favourite wine reviewers, Dr. Matthew Horkey! If you haven’t been introduced to Dr. Matthew Horkey, here is a little background. He is a wine writer, […]
Steve shares some intriguing highlights (and some low moments) that Eight at the Gate Wines co-owner, Jane Richards, has experienced.
Bildo and Lindalin, the hosts of Wine Chats Podcast, are not sommeliers – but refuse to see that as a flaw!
We are so excited to share with you that our Eight at the Gate Cabernet Shiraz is starring in the new Stan series Wolf Like Me! The kids are super excited about our theatrical debut, and some eagle-eyed followers on social media have also spotted it! In all honesty, we think it’s totally awesome! Wolf […]
Meet James the Wine Guy, aka James Melendez. He loves love wine and business. Obsessed with the subject, the art, the history, the sciences, organization management, and making things less complex James has been writing about wine since November 2006 and as a result has over 2,890 wine videos on his YouTube channel, James the […]
Including the word family in a winery’s name is the most direct way to indicate the enterprise is a family operation, but it’s certainly not the most creative way to do so. Eight at the Gate, however, might be the smartest way I’ve seen to include family in a winery’s name. How is that you […]
27th October 2021 Two trophies for SA’s Wrattonbully at Limestone Coast Wine Show A boutique Wrattonbully producer has taken on the industry big guns, collecting two major trophies at the Limestone Coast Wine Show. The family-owned Eight at the Gate Wines’ 2019 Family Selection Chardonnay won the Pam Dunsford Trophy for Best Chardonnay and […]
Trophy win for our Chardonnay! Wow we have had an exciting week with 2 trophy wins! Not only did we win the best Chardonnay in the Limestone Coast Wine Show but we also won the best white wine overall! 😆. Check out the video below ⬇️ Judges Comments LCWS judging panel chair Corey Ryan described […]
A vineyard and a wine business, is it really as ideal as it sounds? Having a vineyard and wine business sounds like a picturesque and romantic life but is often filled with some big highs and crushing lows. Having our “little piece of dirt” enabled us to literally ‘grow’ a new life for ourselves and […]
Mary, aka Perth Wine Girl has done a nice piece in her latest newsletter on us. She has also done a review of our Family Selection Shiraz. Her newsletter is great and well worth signing up to. Eight at the Gate Winery