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A label with James Halliday and 4 and a half stars

4½ Star winery

Established by Artisan Cheese Makers and Owners Ross & Dallas Lewis in 1996 in the picturesque Scotsdale Valley of Denmark, Western Australia. A cool climate and rich soils create the perfect growing conditions for Denmark Wines, which when ripe are hand-crafted by acclaimed wine maker James Kellie. Ducketts Mill Wines is credited with many wine show awards & acclamations.

James Halliday


Show Time!

August 19, 2015

The Perth Royal Wine Show was started in 1843 and is the premier wine judging event in Western Australia. This year we are entering our incredibly popular (and awarded!) 2012 Reisling and our 2015 Vintage Reisling. Wine shows are not only a great way to feature your wines and get great exposure for your winery, they also offer a learning experience. From understanding what the judges are looking in the different varietals to what other wineries are accomplishing across the state.  We are delivering our wines at the show grounds this week and will be keeping our fingers crossed and ears open for the judges announcements. 

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The Darling Buds of Chardonnay

August 19, 2015

Although the south coast is in need of more rain, it does gladden the soul to see signs of Spring in the vineyard. The first buds have appeared on the Chardonnay with other vines only a couple of weeks away. This is early, but a recent bout of unseasonably warm weather may have prompted this burst of activity.  It does remind us also of the things we now need to get stuck into including: general tidy up around the vineyard for season to come, training new vines,  replacing any old trellis posts that aren't going to make it through the next vintage, spraying of our organic miticide and insecticide, vineyard equipment maintenance and  the very exciting process of bottling our Chardonnay - Rose -...

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