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Pierro Chardonnay Margaret River 1945

Pierro:
Pierro came about through a touch of serendipity and the passion and beliefs of Dr. Michael Peterkin. The winery and winemaker are inextricably linked to the relatively short but remarkable history of Margaret River wine and today form an integral part of that narrative. After graduation in medicine from the University of Western Australia in 1973 at the age of 24, Mike Peterkin decided that... Read more
Pierro came about through a touch of serendipity and the passion and beliefs of Dr. Michael Peterkin. The winery and winemaker are inextricably linked to the relatively short but remarkable history of Margaret River wine and today form an integral part of that narrative. After graduation in medicine from the University of Western Australia in 1973 at the age of 24, Mike Peterkin decided that his love of wine and winemaking could not be ignored any longer. As if a degree in medicine wasn't enough, he attended South Australia's respected Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1976 and 1977 and gained a Diploma in Oenology. From 1978 to 1981, he made wines at Enterprise Wines at Clare, Cullen Wines at Margaret River and Alkoomi in Western Australia's Great Southern region. Through it all he harboured a deep desire to one day produce fine wines from his own vineyard, be that where it may. Margaret River was of particular interest due to some very promising wines starting to emerge from this little-known south-west corner of his home state. Read less


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