Peregrine Ridge Wines

Heathcote Victoria Australia

 

 

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Peregrine Ridge receives re-accreditation by the Victorian Farmers' Markets Association

You may have noticed that you can now try Peregrine Ridge wines at a number of farmers' markets across regional and metropolitan Victoria.

As our way of supporting the Victorian Farmers' Markets Association, Peregrine Ridge has gone through an accrediated process aimed at providing the public with confidence in the authenticity of producers. i.e. that the person they are transacting with is the person who grew or made the produce.

Peregrine Ridge is proud to announce that it has achieved re-accrediation by the Victorian Farmers' Markets Association.

You will see us proudly displaying this sign at accredited Victorian Farmers' Markets in the future.

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Peregrine Ridge Wins Trophy for Best Sparkling Red at the Australian Sparkling Wine Show

Peregrine Ridge won the trophy for the Best Sparkling Red for its 2005 Winemaker's Reserve Sparkling Shiraz Late Disgorge at the Australian Sparkling Wine Show.

According to John Ellis and the judges, this makes it the best Sparkling Red in Australia for 2011/12.  The wine was a clear winner with all 7 judges awarding Gold and the wine finishing well ahead on points.  The judges were all sparkling wine experts and included:

  • John Ellis (Head judge – Hanging Rock)
  • Ian McKenzie (Seppelts chief sparkling winemaker for many years)
  • Tony Jordan (Chandon chief winemaker for years)
  • Ed Carr (Hardys/Arras – no introductions required)

John Ellis said that the judges were looking for great wines and they found them.  They could tell that the Peregrine Ridge wine was made to always be that way, and it was a real stand out that was a treat to judge.  The class was very strong and full of names that would be instantly recognisable as classy sparkling red wines.  John also said that you would not see a stronger group of sparkling wines (both reds and whites across the 5 classes) anywhere in Australia, and possibly the world, making the show a real treat to participate in.

So, according to the top judges, Heathcote is the home of Australia’s best Sparkling Shiraz!!

Our story was featured in a couple of local papers - The Bendigo Advertiser and The McIvor Times

Trophy for Best Sparkling Red at the Australian Sparkling Wine Show

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Image placeholder Spring at Peregrine Ridge VineyardWelcome

Situated at an elevation ranging from 250 to 290m above sea level, Peregrine Ridge is the highest vineyard on the east side of the Mt Camel Range. Grown with a near perfect organic soil management regime, the Peregrine Ridge vineyard is planted on Cambrian soils that are at least 6m deep with a healthy distribution of greenstone (Jasper).

Peregrine Ridge is ratedby James Halliday in the Australian Wine Companion, which is his rating for “an excellent winery able to produce wines of high to very high quality, knocking on the door of a five-star rating.  Will normally have one wine rated at 94 points or above, and two (or more) at 90 and above, others 87-89.”

Peregrine Ridge focuses on high quality, elegant Shiraz styles which emphasise the Mt Camel terroir. The wines are produced solely from estate grown fruit and handcrafted on site, using traditional techniques.

Peregrine Ridge aims to provide value for money at the top end of the quality spectrum of Australian red wines.

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For your diary ....

When is the next opportunity to try our wines?

Creswick Market - Saturday 18 February (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street, Creswick, Victoria

Park Orchards Market - Saturday 18 February (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Park Orchards Primary School, Corner Park Road and Bowmore Avenue, Park Orchards, Victoria

Slow Food Melbourne Farmers' Market - Saturday 25 February (8am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford, Victoria

Eynesbury Farmers' Market - Sunday 26 February (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Eynesbury Homestead, 487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury, Victoria

Nagambie Farmers' Market - Sunday 26 February (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  High Street, in the centre of town, opposite the picturesque lake, Nagambie, Victoria

Bridge Mall Fresh Produce Market - Saturday 4 March (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  86 Bridge Mall, Ballarat, Victoria

Red Hill Community Market - Saturday 4 March (8am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Authur's Seat Road, Red Hill, Victoria

Tallarook Farmers' Market - Sunday 5 March (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Mechanics Institute Hall, Main Road, Tallarook, Victoria

Swan Hill Region Food & Wine Festival - Saturday 11 March (11am to 6pm)

Address:  Pioneer Settlement, Swan Hill, Victoria

Ballan Farmers' Market - Saturday 11 March (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Mill Cottage, 92 Inglis Street, Ballan, Victoria

Maldon Farmers' Market - Sunday 12 March (9am to 2pm) - limited range only

Address:  Fountain Street, Maldon, Victoria

Fairfield Farmers’ Market - Saturday 18 March (8am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Fairfield Primary School, Wingrove Street, Fairfield, Victoria

Bendigo Community Farmers Market - Saturday 8 April (9am to 1pm) - limited range only

Address:  Sidney Myer Place, Bendigo, Victoria

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