Learning from the past, being in the present and fostering excitement for the future to create expressive wines with balance, harmony and longevity.
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Professional reviews on Ben Haines Wine and B Minor
2015 Volta Brackets Marsanne – 95 points “From the Warramunda Vineyard in Coldstream planted ’01, hand-picked, whole bunch-pressed, a cool wild yeast fermentation in puncheons for 6 months, partial mlf, […]
2015 Shiraz The 2015 Ben Haines Syrah from McLaren Vale was bottled early December 2016. Bio-dynamically farmed, I crafted this Mediterranean-climate wine as though it was a cool climate, Victorian […]
The 2016 vintage was unique. In fact it was the extreme-opposite to 2015, which was mild, steady and evenly spread. 2016 was not this. It was all in, flat stick […]
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