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BAROSSA. BE CONSUMED Q&A WITH DARREN NAYLOR

Think you know Barossa? Think again. 50+ Barossans to meet. 300+ wines to try. It’s time to unearth something new. Sydney 13 July | Melbourne 20 July Gather your friends and get your tickets today https://www.barossawine.com/barossa-be-consumed/ Here’s a little Q&A with Darren Naylor from Brockenchack Wines who will be representing Brockenchack at these two events.   Tell us something…

William Frederick in the Barossa Super 100

Released this June, the Barossa Super 100 list of wines is the first regional classification that highlights renowned Barossa wines selling for AUD$100 and above, and Brockenchack is proud to have our William Frederick Shiraz feature on this list. This classification has brought together some of the most sought-after wines from the Barossa, celebrating a diverse…

ARTICLE: THE MAN WITH THE MIDAS TOUCH

“It’s confession time, and while I hesitate to admit it, the reality is I was wrong. Erroneous, incorrect or just plain mistaken, I was firmly of the view that longtime Sunshine Coast resident, Trevor Harch, had gone stark raving mad when he first told me that he had purchased a vineyard near Keyneton in the Eden Valley…

90 points for our Megan Jane Grenache

The tasting panel of the March/April 2019 edition of Drinks Trade Magazine awarded our 2017 Megan Jane Grenache with 90 points. A score of 90-95 is outstanding in their classification. Judge Travis Fuller’s comments were:  “Cherries, earth, thyme, sweetness and acid core. Very appealing.” Our 2017 Megan Jane Grenache ranked 2nd out of all the…

German Travel Writers’ Review of Brockenchack

Translated copy from Jost and Juliane Bettinga’s ‘Wine-Travelling’ bog post of Feb 4, 2019: https://wine-travelling.de/weingut-eden-valley-brockenchack/ Excellent wine from the Eden Valley and Brockenchack Wines a rising star: “In the Eden Valley, world-class wines are produced!” This statement had us curious and moved us to make a trip to the wine region near the Barossa Valley. By…

A medley of medals… everyone’s a winner

Stroll through our online shop at the moment and you’ll soon discover that each of our current wines has a medal to its name: 2018 Tru-Su Rose:  Silver Medal – 2018 New Zealand International Wine Show 2018 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling:  Silver Medal – 2018 Melbourne International Wine Show NV Great Scott Sparkling Shiraz:  Bronze…

BEATING THE HEAT THIS SUMMER

Natural 'Surround' clay sunscreen for our grapes

Hot, dry, boiling.  All words we use to describe the weather here in beautiful South Australia… including the Barossa during summer. We love this time of year, where we enjoy long days and balmy evenings, but do our vines? As the custodians of fine wine, it is our sworn duty to serve and protect our…

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