This season we have decided to keep a photographic record of three vines, one from each of the varieties we grow, throughout the growing year from young shoots through to harvest. WEEK 1 – EARLY SPRING. We are approximately four weeks after bud burst. The season has started off with relatively cool temperatures and rainfall … Continue reading Three vines, one year….
October sees the continuation of spring, a new growing season and the first step towards Vintage 2019! As the vineyard is situated in the cool climate of The Macedon Ranges, frosts are a common event at this time of year. This year we have installed two new frost fans which are providing protection to all … Continue reading Ready, Steady, GROW!!
A whole growing season has passed since our last post in August 2016!! Whilst the blog has been quiet, activity in the vineyard has not, so we thought we would give an overview of the season from pruning last winter through to autumn 2017. PRUNING is one of the biggest and important tasks in the … Continue reading The Growing Year to Vintage 2017.
Here’s a variety of shots taken over what has been a winter that has been mostly wet, very wet! As you get all sorts of weather in between, from the sometimes sunny days which serve as the sucker punch to the days of howling wind & driving rain. The rain is welcome though as it … Continue reading Scenes from Curly Flat -winter 2016
Cutler & Co. return to Curly Flat Date: 12pm Sunday 17th July, 2016 Location: Curly Flat Vineyard SEATS STILL AVAILABLE! Cutler & Co. will be returning to Curly Flat for a degustation lunch on Sunday 17th July. The partnership of our wines, current and older vintages, with Cutler & Co’s relaxed, yet sophisticated approach to … Continue reading Cutler & Co. return to Curly Flat
A great opportunity has presented itself for you to look at a snap shot of the world of wine, in one afternoon. Sunday the 11th of October from 5.30 pm join us at The Malthouse Theatre along with over 100 artisan wines from our shores, NZ and Europe. Delicious porky snacks will be served to keep … Continue reading Love Pinot Noir and all things porcine? Well get down to Wine: Swine: Melbourne!
As the new year begins, the path leading to our 2015 harvest has now entered its eighth month. Each vintage starts from the commencement of pruning, as this is where the template for the harvest is (literally) laid down. Since the completion of pruning, budburst began on the 11th of September, which is later than … Continue reading A new year begins…
For the 2011 vintage we we’re given a special opportunity to acquire barrels all sourced from one 400 year old French oak tree from the forests of Northern France. Sadly, the tree had to be felled for structural reasons after some particularly bad weather, so at least it was being put to good use. Needless to … Continue reading 2011 ‘The Curly’ Pinot Noir – Chene De Beaux Monts Barrels