Yarra Yering Pty Ltd

+61 3 5964 9267 Briarty Road Gruyere
via Coldstream, 3770
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Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came along. Dr Bailey Carrodus was ideally qualified to become a great vigneron. A degree in botany, another in winemaking and a doctorate earned at Oxford for research into plant physiology, combined with a passion for great wine and a fiercely independent mind equipped him well. In 1969 after a long search for the perfect site Dr Carrodus planted 12 hectares of vines at the foot of the Warramate Hills. The gentle slope with its northerly aspect and deep grey silty loam shot through with bands of gravel fulfilled all of his requirements. Good drainage, all day exposure to the warm sun, and enough elevation from the valley Read more »

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  • Post-harvest moon http://t.co/hLHcuA6112

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  • Our multi-tasking winery cat Hutu has graduated from vermin control to data-entry clerk_ currently sorting emails http://t.co/d98FechPpD

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  • @MarkHaisma he was pretty good for the car trip & vet appointment but started to freak out on the home straight_ poor old fella

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  • Poor old Hutu off to the vet for a grease & oil change_only his 3rd time away from the winery in 17 years http://t.co/E0WhbNKczJ

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  • A lovely autumn day in the Yarra_ not too shabby to be prepping barrels for a big week of filling #livingthedream http://t.co/G4wMXnVEuX

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  • A cracking shot of YY from Coldstream Hills showing our dry-grown vines tenaciously hanging on to their leaves http://t.co/35HI6uMehZ

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  • It's a very dramatic day in the #YarraValley_ is that snow in them thar hills? http://t.co/tgZiT3Flaa

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  • Winery cat Hutu is Monsieur Relaxez-Vous http://t.co/di4unuw6uj

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  • Howzat for tempting_ 2011 Dry Red No.1, No.2 & Underhill in Imperial (6-litre) format http://t.co/X7xQBbN0gh

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