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Penley's Guide to Surviving the Winter

Penley's Guide to Surviving the Winter

photo credit: @pantsoffwineday We are all guilty of getting lazy in winter when there are 101 excuses to become a bit of a hermit! While that does still sound good (particularly with a glass of wine, Ugg boots and your friends), we have decided to share with you some of our favourite spots from Coonawarra and McLaren Vale to visit these next couple of months.-MCLAREN VALE-DAL MAREToo early for wine? A fan of coffee? And bagels? So there is this little corrugated iron shed in just about the middle of McLaren Vale's main street (almost opposite our wine room), and inside is...

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Chats with Winemaker, Lauren

Chats with Winemaker, Lauren

April has come and gone quicker than the blink of an eye…While the rest of Australia managed to spin a 10 day weekend over Easter and Anzac Day, there was no rest for the winery/vineyard crew at Penley Estate. Vintage started for us on the 12/03/2019 and has only just finished. We managed to catch Lauren for a quick second and she gave us a wrap up of the 2019 vintage… safe to say she is ready for a weekend off.Total amount of fruit processed in tonnes? 696.6TBreakdown of varieties? 245.8T SHIRAZ, 55.4T MERLOT, 14.4T CAB FRANC, 380.9T CABERNET SAUVIGNON Best vintage ever? #vintageoftheyear How was the weather? These...

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Mad March!

Mad March!

Well they don't call it Mad March for no reason... here at Penley things have been full throttle. From Germany to China, to celebrating women in all their glory, and most importantly, our 2019 vintage kicked off this month. We have picked all the Shiraz and Merlot, hand picked the Cabernet Franc (yum) and next week we’ll be getting started on the Cab Sauv. We are about 50% of the way through, and everything is looking incredible, we are super pumped to share the 2019 wines with you.In the meantime, let us tell you about our newest release of Project...

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International Women's Month

International Women's Month

This year for International Women’s Day, we decided that 24 hours is just not enough time to celebrate Penley women and all that they have achieved. So instead we are making the whole month of March ‘International Women’s Month’! We have selected 15 women we think you should know more about, some are from Penley and others are our friends in the industry.Why?International Women’s Day (March 8) is about shedding light on the women’s rights movement celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Although we are privileged to be a part of such a diverse company where we work with...

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