A Hot Bed of Innovation

With over 160 years of history, innovation and moving with the times is part of the fabric of life as a winemaker in Rutherglen. Whilst we’ve forged a reputation for world-class fortified wines, rich and bold Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Durif, it’s the new wave of on-trend and emerging grape varieties and styles that have […]

Vintage 2022. It’s a wrap!

It’s always a super busy time of year with early starts, late nights, and long days but as the saying goes ‘vintage opportunities only come around once a year.’ It’s been a cooler than average vintage to date with significant rainfall across the growing season which has posed a few challenges in the vineyard and […]

Winemakers of Rutherglen Ahoy!

Our wines WOW at Sydney’s Wine Island On Friday 18th March through to Sunday 20th March, Winemakers of Rutherglen joined a host of premium beer, wine and spirits brands at Wine Island Sydney – an amazing three-day food and wine festival on Clark Island in the middle of Sydney Harbour. The weather held out – […]

Warm Weather Whites

Something a little different Warmer months present a crisp, new twist to some Old World grape varieties in Rutherglen where innovative makers are creating superb, contemporary white wine styles perfect for these long, lazy days and languid, balmy nights. Famous for its award-winning muscats and synonymous with big, stonking durifs, this renowned wine region of […]

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 years ago when the vineyard was one of only two in Australia experimentally growing the rare French varietal, a cousin of Pinot […]

Festive Fizz

Putting the fizz into festive ‘Tis the season to celebrate and Rutherglen’s talented makers have crafted a sleigh-load of diverse and delectable red and white Australian sparkling wines to put the pop and fizz into every festive gathering. With its long and proud tradition of producing classic, big beautiful reds and internationally-prized muscats, Rutherglen has […]