Houghton Winery – One of Western Australia’s Earliest Established Vineyards

Located in Swan Valley, Western Australia, Houghton Winery is the eye of the vortex where all roads lead into. Established in 1836, it is one of the oldest wineries in Australia. Founded by the British army officer – Lt.- Colonel Richmond Houghton, who started making wine since its first retailer vintage in 1859.The dozen hectares of vineyards surrounding the Swan Valley winery is made of plantings of Verdelho, Semillon and many more. Early evidence and current studies point that the first vines were planted between 1830 and 1836. Continue reading

Pikes Wines Variety, Region and Vintage Conditions

Pikes winery is located in Polish Hill River in Clare Valley, build in vintage architecture, by steel and local stone. Pike winery was established in 1984 by the Pike family. With 180 acres of vineyard planted during over 30 years, most of their grapes have their own roots with a different range of clone selected types used. With so much experience and determination, Pikes wines are renowned in all of Australia. The equipment that is used is all the modern including crush destemmer, temperature controlled stainless steel storage, tank presses and much more. Continue reading

Wine For Your Wedding: Brown Brothers Cienna

Brown Brothers Cienna is light wine with a beautiful ruby red color and aromas of fresh strawberries and raspberries. Abound with sweetness, it is juicy and rich with a refreshing finish. It has a creamy palate and bubbles that almost jumps out of the glass. Just one sip of this sweet wine it tastes like summer in glass, while the blend of its fruit sweetness and natural acidity leaves a refreshing sensation. To completely enjoy its taste it is better to consume it well chilled and young. Continue reading