February News

February News

Tuesday February 19th will be the earliest vintage has been completed at Catherine Vale in 20 years. Both the Dolcetto which is going to 2 different winemakers and the Barbera will come off together- Partially due to fruit bats which have...

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Spring at Catherine Vale

Spring at Catherine Vale

Greetings from Wendy “I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not...

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Autumn at Catherine Vale

Autumn at Catherine Vale

It is hard to believe that it is already half way through May. Catherine Vale has been very busy on all fronts. The vineyard still has leaves but they are all now Autumn colours and when you look out over the valley the horizon has a different...

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Summer at Catherine Vale

Summer at Catherine Vale

Two summers in a row without rain! Reports keep filtering in that there is rain all around but here it’s like hot fat in a pan - it sizzles up and disappears. The ground is scorched dry with hardly a blade of green grass, except where some form...

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Culture Burning

Culture Burning

In the last week of July at Catherine Vale Wines Culture Burning took place. It is  a pathway to land management used by Aboriginal  communities to achieve ecological restoration outcomes.  The burn is a slow and cool method of burning which...

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Environmental Practices

Environmental Practices

Catherine Vale is working with the Hunter Valley Wine Industry Association to improve our vineyard environmental management and that of the rest of the 100 acre property. This has involved workshops with e-par a company working with many...

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