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Non-Vintage Sparkling Shiraz wins Trophy and Gold at the 2017 Australian National Single Vineyard Wine Show

Peregrine Ridge has won the trophy for the Best Single Vineyard Sparkling White or Pink Bottle Fermented Dry Wine at the 2017 Australian National Single Vineyard Wine Show, which is judged in conjunction with the Cowra Wine Show.

The winning wine was the Non-Vintage Sparkling Shiraz – Cuvee C3-D2.  This wine won Gold in the Sparkling Red/Rose class before taking out the trophy.  This is the second national trophy awarded to this cuvee, the first being the Trophy for Champion Sparkling Wine at the 2016 Australian Small Winemaker’s Show.  It has also received three gold medals.

C3-D2 is a blend of 2012 and 2013 fruit and it follows in the footsteps of the earlier cuvees which have won in aggregate 4 trophies and 8 gold awards.  It has been dosaged with a small quantity of estate grown fortified Shiraz, which adds richness and complexity.  The cuvee was matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (predominately 1 year old) French and American oak for 20 months prior to bottling and then bottle fermented for a further 36 months, to enable the cuvee to fully develop its rich and complex bottle fermentation characteristics.

Cuvee C3-D2 has a wonderful bouquet of sweet blackberries and raspberries, which follow through to the palate.  Try serving this wine with a rich brie, pate, terrine or duck and if you’re thinking about Christmas in July already, the turkey and ham!

 

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Next Major Event

Heathcote Wine & Food Festival – 6 & 7 October 2018

Peregrine Ridge is proud to be presenting its wines at the Heathcote Wine and Food Festival. The event is being held at the Heathcote Showgrounds, Chauncey Street, Heathcote from 10.30am each day.

The Heathcote Wine and Food Festival is one of the flagship events of Heathcote where around 40 of Heathcote’s wine producers showcase some of Australia’s best Shiraz and exciting alternative varieties in one place over one great weekend. This year we will be releasing our 2012 “Limited Release” Heathcote Shiraz.

Rob Hicks will be hosting tasting seminars throughout the festival. These are complimentary with the platinum ticket and you can select your session time when you book your ticket.

Tickets start at $40 Sat / $30 Sun / $65 Weekend (with a tasting glass) if you purchase online.

If you fancy a platinum ticket, tickets start at $65 Sat / $55 Sun or you can make a weekend of it from $80. There are plenty of options available, so pop online and have a look. You can even book a bus from Melbourne or Bendigo at the same time!

We will be having our own little “Masterclass” too, with tastings of a museum release from our French oak matured “Limited Release” Shiraz range. We will be tasting our 2005 “Limited Release” again due to popular demand.  Last year we sold out early Sunday, so if you want to taste a beautifully integrated 13 year old Heathcote Shiraz, don’t leave it to the last minute!

As always, there will be fabulous food and regional produce, live music and entertainment for the children.

We look forward to seeing you at the festival. It must be Shiraz Heaven!


FOR THE DIARY

For the diary

For the diary

When is the next opportunity to try our wines?

OCTOBER

SECOND WEEKEND

Ballan Farmers’ Market – Saturday 13 October (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

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

Kyneton Farmers’ Market – Saturday 13 October (8.30am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  St Paul’s Park, 35 Piper St, Kyneton, Victoria

Maldon Market – Sunday 14 October (9am to 1.30pm) – limited range only

Address:  Fountain Street, Maldon, Victoria

THIRD WEEKEND

Sunset in the Valley Twilight MarketFriday 19 October (5-9pm) – limited range only

Address:  Wallan – Village Green, Hidden Valley Boulevard, Hidden Valley, Victoria

Carlton Farmers’ Market – Saturday 20 October (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Carlton North Primary School, O’Grady Street & Canning Street, enter via O’Grady Street, Carlton North, Victoria

FOURTH WEEKEND

Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market – Saturday 27 October (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

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

Eynesbury Farmers’ Market – Sunday 28 October (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

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

Mucklefest – Saturday & Sunday 27 and 28 October

NOVEMBER

FIRST WEEKEND

Red Hill Community Market – Saturday 3 November (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Arthur’s Seat Road, Red Hill, Victoria

Bridge Mall Fresh Produce Market – Saturday 3 November (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  86 Bridge Mall, Ballarat, Victoria

Tallarook Farmers’ Market – Sunday 4 November (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Railway Place, Tallarook, Victoria

Yarra Glen Racecourse Market – Sunday 4 November (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address: Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen, Victoria

THEREAFTER

GasWorks Farmers’ Market – Saturday 17 November (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham Street, Albert Park, Victoria

Park Orchards Market – Saturday 17 November (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

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

Yea Railway Market – Saturday 1 December (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  12 Station Street, Yea, Victoria

Point Nepean Portsea MarketTBA (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Quarantine Station, Point Nepean National Park, Victoria

Lilydale Craft and Produce Market – Sunday TBA (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Bellbird Park, Swansea Road, Lilydale

Bendigo Community Farmers Market – Saturday TBA (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Sidney Myer Place, Bendigo, Victoria

Creswick Market – Saturday TBA (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

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

Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market – Sunday TBA (8.30am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Alistair Knox Park, Panther Place, Eltham, Victoria

Nagambie Farmers’ Market – Sunday TBA (10am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Tahbilk Winery, 254 O’Neils Road, Tabilk via Nagambie, Victoria

Swan Hill Region Food & Wine Festival – Saturday 9 March 2019 (11am to 6pm)

Address:  Pioneer Settlement, Swan Hill, Victoria

Heathcote on Show – Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend, 8-10 June 2019

Address:  Mechanics Institute, 121 High Street, Heathcote, Victoria – near the Bendigo Bank ATM

Heathcote Wine & Food Festival 5 & 6 October, 2019

Address:  Heathcote Showgrounds – Chauncey St & Caldwell St, Heathcote, Victoria

 

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