Category: Reviews

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, […]

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Category: News February 25, 2017

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 […]

Ben Haines wine vintage 2016
Category: Articles December 20, 2016

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 […]

Category: Reviews August 10, 2016

2015 B Minor Marsanne Roussanne – 97 points “A 60/40% blend from the estate Dabyminga Vineyard planted mid-90s, whole bunch-pressed, wild-fermented in French oak (15% new), matured for 10 months […]