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Rutherglen Wine History

Rutherglen Wine History Dig Gentlemen, Dig! Rutherglen’s wine history is thought to date back to some time in the mid to late 1850s when Lindsay Brown planted a four-acre vineyard on his ‘Gooramadda Run’. Regarded as the…

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Rutherglen Muscat

There are more than 200 varieties in the muscat family, but only one is used to make Rutherglen Muscat – the high-quality Muscat a Petits Grains Rouge (muscat with little red berries). The local winemakers refer to it simply as Rutherglen Brown Muscat.

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Rutherglen Durif

Durif is a rare red grape variety brought to Rutherglen from the south of France in 1908 by the eminent viticulturist Francois de Castella. The Rutherglen region had been brought to its knees by phylloxera, a vine aphid that decimated the region’s vineyards around the turn of the century.

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Muscat Cocktails

Australian muscat is unlike any other wine on the planet. It’s complex, mysterious, enchanting, captivating and a true flavour experience. Muscat in Victoria’s Rutherglen dates back to 1860, so when you sample fortified wines from the region, many have been carefully tended by up to five generations of the one winemaking family.

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Savoury Sangiovese

One of a new breed of Rutherglen winemakers moving away from the region’s famously big, bold reds, Ricky sources his cool climate Sangiovese grapes from the Alpine Valleys and from talented Beechworth vigneron, Fighting Gully Road’s Mark Walpole, from whom he has learned much about making fabulous Italian wines.

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Jen’s love for Gamay

Jen’s love of Gamay For the love of Gamay Jen Pfeiffer’s love affair with Gamay goes back to the very beginning of Pfeiffer Wines. Her parents, Chris and Robyn, bought their Wahgunyah property from Seppelts nearly 40…

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Andrew Buller Wines

The Buller family’s new venture at historic Cannobie, owned and operated by Andrew Buller who brings four generations of Rutherglen…

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Morris Wines of Rutherglen

Morris of Rutherglen

Established in 1859, Morris of Rutherglen have earned the esteemed position as one of the most prominent winemaking families in…

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The Muscat Mile № 12. Stanton & Killeen Wines

S&K Muscat classification tour & tasting, $35pp By appointment only Experience the history of Stanton & Killeen’s 146-year-old Rutherglen winery.…

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Cofield Wines

Cofield Wines is a boutique, family owned and operated winery, located in the heart of the Rutherglen wine district. The…

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The Muscat Mile № 11. Scion

Muscat Reimagined, $100pp, $90pp for wine club members By appointment, minimum two people. Explore the rich tradition of Rutherglen muscats…

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Scion

Scion is a progressive Rutherglen winery offering a creative and modern spin on the region’s traditional grape varietals. Located in…

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De Bortoli Rutherglen Estate

The landmark, historic building was originally built as cellars by Seppelt’s Wines, in 1886. It now houses the De Bortoli…

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Chambers Rosewood Vineyards

Honest Wines With a Sense of Place. First established by William Chambers in 1858, the Chambers family has been making…

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Lake Moodemere Estate and Lakeside Restaurant

Lake Moodemere Estate is immersed in the history of seven generations of wine producers. The Estate wines are sustainably grown…

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John Gehrig Wines

John Gehrig Wines Rutherglen

John Gehrig Wines is a fifth generation family run winery, located on the East side of Rutherglen. The cellar door…

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St Leonards Muscat Rutherglen Muscat Mile

The Muscat Mile № 13. St. Leonards Vineyard

Mixing it with Muscat, $30pp Picturesque and relaxing, St Leonards Vineyard makes for an unforgettable experience. Settle on the lawn…

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Jones Winery, Vineyard and Restaurant

On Jones Road, Rutherglen, the Jones family traditions of grape growing, winemaking and cooking have been kept alive for six…

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Buller Wines

The Five Star James Halliday Winery is world renowned for fortified wines produced using the Solera System. Testament to the…

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Brown Muscat Grapes which are used to make fortified muscat

Muscat Mile

Rutherglen is the Muscat capital of the world, home to the unique Muscat of Rutherglen wine styles. Take a journey…

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The Muscat Mile № 3. Campbells Wines

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The Muscat Mile № 14. Warrabilla Wines

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The Muscat Mile № 4. Chambers Rosewood Winery

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Anderson Winery

Howard Anderson established Anderson Winery in 1993, after 30 years experience in the industry – including 15 years as winemaker…

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The Muscat Mile № 10. Pfeiffer Wines

True Muscat Experience, $135pp One hour (approx.), Wahgunyah, VIC You’re doing this experience alongside barrels that were reparation payments from…

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James and Co Wines- Main St Rutherglen

James and Co Wines

Stop by and stay awhile at James and Co Wines. Visitors are very welcome to sit at the handcrafted tables…

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