Jane Richards

Jane Richards

Press Release Wrattonbully Wine Industry Association

Press Release Wrattonbully Wine Industry Association Jane and Claire with Mayor

 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 🏆

Trophy Win 🏆 Wine Trophy

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 […]

The Stories behind “The Story”

The Stories behind “The Story” Vineyard and Wine Stories podcast cover

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 […]

Winter is time for some vineyard restructuring

Winter is time for some vineyard restructuring Winter Vineyard

This is the time of year we restructure a few things in the vineyard. To ensure our Cabernet Sauvignon vines are in complete balance to grow the best fruit possible it is time for some vines to get the chop! We need to remove the “arms” of the vine. Then we can re-wrap fresh canes […]