Winter arrives

After 6 weeks of mostly golden sunshine, the illusion of spring was broken by some much needed rain, reminding us that it is indeed winter! The rain has been falling most of the week, making the farm come alive with the smells of fresh pine and the roaring of the...

Farming on Fable

It has been a strange two weeks. After a huge cloud burst of rain, about 50mm in 30minutes, we have had nothing but beautiful sunshine. The rain was great to settle the dust, start greening all the pastures up and get our rivers and waterfalls going. The river was...

Harvest 2013 behind us

The harvest season is now finally over and we are happy the difficult growing season is behind us… The volume of the 2013 reds is down this year, due to the 5 days of gale force winds in December, but although it is still early days the quality looks...