GOLD from Wine Showcase Magazine

2 Golds and 4 Silvers for Sfera from Wine Showcase Magazine! We are pleased to announce Sfera Pinot Gris 2018 and Sfera Tempranillo 2016 have both been awarded 93 Points and Gold Medals from Wine Showcase Magazine. On top of which Sfera Black 2016, Sfera Shiraz 2014,...

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Vintage Report 2019

In the first four months from September the vineyard received nearly 160 mm of rain whilst the second half saw rainfall fall to 25% of normal. This gave us almost perfect flowering conditions with healthy canopies early and perfect ripening conditions later. All up...

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Vintage Report 2017

2017 finished with 643.8mm, some 228.8mm above the previous 10 year average. September, October and December months were all well above average rainfall. The second half of March 2017 was very cool and we received well above average rains in March and April. Ripening...

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Vintage Report 2016

The 2015/16 season was drier with just 92mm of rain recorded from August through to Christmas. January and February had a couple of rain events which was followed by dry weather negating disease risk. Warmer soil temperatures through spring promoted budburst flowering...

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2015 Vintage Diary

Spring rainfall simply didn’t happen this year as the overhead tap was turned off during August.  We needed to begin irrigation during September and the dry weather continued right through the growing season, maturity and vintage and resulted in beautiful clean and...

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Vintage 2016 – The Verdict

Our winemaker, Tom O’Donnell, has given us his views on what the 2016 wines look like so far: 2016 started off warm and dry in January and early February. Timely light rain events and consistent cool evenings kept the leaf on the vines healthy and vivid; hence great...

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AWARDS

It is often said that a good wine starts in the vineyard. We think this comment has some merit but we realise the winemaker has a significant influence on the wine produced from the grapes at his/her disposal. We would like to congratulate, and advertise the fact,...

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