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
Well we have had a lovely amount rain which is great for our vineyard. Makes the ever imminent frost season a little less scary as having good subsoil moisture at budburst helps to keep the ground a bit warmer. It has been rather cold though so the winter woolies are getting a good workout! So […]
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 […]
Jane had a chat this month with Creative Little Soul. They are a digital agency from Melbourne. They chatted about the wine business, family and the twists and turns that can sometimes be thrown your way! Meet Jane Richards from Eight at the Gate Wines
Jane talks with Anna Davidson from the Uk on the Your Freedom Podcast. They talk about how the family navigated a few years of challenges. The end result is the silver lining that is now our business.
Cellr provide us with the NFC (near field communication) technology that go on our wine bottles headed to the USA. It is a chip that you can engage with using your smart phone. Pretty Cool. This chat is a bit about that and a bit about us. Weekly Crush: Jane Richards, Eight at the Gate
A selection of videos that tell you a bit more about us and what makes Wrattonbully and Eight at the Gate Wines so special.