Kennedy Wines



We produce special wines, so work in the vineyard is focused on unravelling the intricate differences within the site. Our viticulture is tailored to growing fruit that is flavoursome, structured and balanced. We decided to work with winemaker, Sandro Mosele, because of his site-driven philosophy. Our site was carefully chosen, we pride ourselves on the quality of our fruit and look to our winemaker to gently craft it into wine.

 

We invite you to experience our wine

News

Heathcote Wine & Food Festival

September 29, 2015

 We are gearing up for the annual Heathcote Wine & Food Festival on October 10th & 11th.  An extremely exciting time for us as we get to showcase our wine amongst the other fantastic Heathcote wineries.    This year you will see our 2011 Shiraz, 2012 Sangiovese, our Flagship Reserve 2012 Cambria Shiraz, Half bottles of our 2014 Shiraz and our 2015 Pink Hills Rose.   Two things in particular; we are excited for you to taste are our 2015 Pink Hills Rose and the 2012 Cambria Shiraz.  The 2015 Rose made from our Estate grown Mataro grapes has produced our most stunning fruitful Rose to date.  Also our 2012 Cambria Shiraz made using specially selected parcels of fruit is a beautiful, fruit driven, well balanced wine, which you can enjoy...

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Vintage Update

December 15, 2013

Vintage 2013 was reasonably uneventful; weather was quite stable after a wet harvest in 2012. Always the first call of quality control, pruning was started on June 6, 2012. Pruning is important for spur and bud numbers,which defines crop levels and quality of fruit. Kennedy Vintners has caned-pruned vines for their premium wines,so selection of canes to be wrapped is essential during the pruning process. Bud burst arrived in early September; this was very even ensuring a good start to the growing season. First flowers followed in mid-November and finally veraison in early January. Now it was just a matter of keeping vines happy with minimal watering to keep the leaves functioning for the complete ripening process. Late January saw the arrival of the...

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