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Thursday 22 July is International Shiraz Day – Shiraz’s day to shine

International Shiraz Day

Shiraz extreme makeover – Wise style Our historic Mazza Shiraz Block greets visitors to the Wise Estate as they first enter the property. These well established Shiraz vines, planted by the late Jim Mazza in 1986, have recently had a makeover. We are replacing the original Open Lyre trellis system with the more manageable Vertical Shoot Position (VSP) trellis. From the road this looks like an extreme process with the 35 year old vines’ cordons […]

Happy 2021 Everyone

happy-2021-everyone

What a year it’s been here at Wise Wine 🍇 🥂 We expanded our gin range and even produced ethanol for hand sanitiser during the Covid crisis… it’s been quite the journey! Thank you for all of your support this year, we can’t wait to see you in the new year. Just a reminder we’ll be open tomorrow from 9am to 5pm, closed New Years Day, and then open to greet you from January 2nd […]

I just never get tired of that view…

i just never get tired of that view

The Wise Estate on Cape Naturaliste, near Eagle Bay is the only vineyard-winery in the Margaret River appellation blessed with an ocean view. Our webcam looks east-north-east past the lawn area in front of the Wise Vineyard Restaurant, over our small Zinfandel vineyard, through the hills of the Meelup Regional Park that flank the Meelup Brook, to the ocean view beyond Meelup Beach and Geographe Bay. The local Wardandi people (‘forest people by the sea’) […]

Lot 80 Cabernet Sauvignon Case Deal

Lot 80 Cabernet Sauvignon

As a lover of fine Margaret River Cabernet sauvignon I want to bring to your attention an opportunity to secure our current highest ranking red wine at a significant discount. The Lot 80 Cabernet Sauvignon has developed quite a pedigree. The 4 most recent vintages – 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 have each been awarded 95 points by James Halliday and Wine Companion. Sadly, we have stocked out of the 2014 and 2015, while the […]

Pink Up the Region

Pink Up the Region

Pink up your Region is on all this week from August 5th – 11th. The week-long event will see the entire region ‘pinking up’ to raise money for the McGrath Foundation to help fund Community Breast Care Nurses. Wise Estate will be helping to raise money in three ways. 1. The Wise Vineyard Restaurant has created a special Pink Dessert of which proceeds will be donated to the McGrath Foundation. Call to book lunch this […]

How we make Gin

How we make Gin

How we make Gin: 380 Litre Kettle. 6 heating elements and a steel reflux column. 8 hours are required to distill one batch. At full production this makes 60 litres of 80% spirit per day in two batch runs. That’s 160 bottles of WISE spirits per day. We only use WISE WINE we make to distill into spirit – whereas almost all commercial stills use bulk ethanol manufactured in plants both here in Australia and […]