Wednesday Wine Dinner

2022-06-03T05:30:51+00:00June 3, 2022|

6:45pm, Wednesday 29 June 2022 MacKenzie Hall 10-12 MacKenzie Street, Bendigo Guests will be treated to a 4-course Ms Batterhams feast, accompanied by matched wines from Killiecrankie. This dinner will be an intimate affair with seating capped between 40-50, so guests have plenty of opportunity to enjoy the company and experience [...]

Barrel Tasting Weekend 2022

2022-06-03T03:59:52+00:00May 19, 2022|

Like eating cherries from the tree or bread just out of the oven, tasting wine from the barrel is tasting the magic of winemaking. Barrel halls are usually guarded treasures but for one weekend each year, you get a behind-the-scenes sneak peek into some of Bendigo’s most iconic wineries. Explore [...]

Killer Queen Weekend 2022

2022-05-19T23:36:42+00:00April 8, 2022|

Join us in thanking Queen for the long weekend. Bring your food and camp chair. We will supply the fire pits. Booze and Queen music will be available all day. Warning: everyone must attempt to sing Bohemian Rhapsody at least once. 🙂 Tickets are free, but bookings are essential! Book [...]

Autumn Music Day, Saturday 7 May 2022

2022-04-08T03:38:23+00:00April 8, 2022|

Let's do one more before winter arrives. Chris and Josh DeAraugo are back. Gaijin Eatery are back. Dancing will be back. Will you be back? ---- Great tunes, great wine and great company. 11:30am-4:30pm, Saturday 7 May 2022 Killiecrankie Wines 103 Solider Road, Ravenswood ---- Tickets only $45, which includes [...]

Killer Queen Weekend

2021-06-10T22:52:23+00:00May 19, 2021|

CANCELLED THIS YEAR Due to current COVID restrictions, unfortunately we have to cancel the event this year. THE CELLAR DOOR WILL BE OPEN. ------ Join us in thanking Queen for the long weekend. Bring your food and camp chair. We will supply the fire pits. Booze and Queen music will [...]

Can you taste soil in wines?

2021-03-30T01:03:57+00:00March 30, 2021|

We are currently in the middle of harvest which is usually a frenetic time of year. Thanks to some rain and 5 overcast days the ripening process has stalled, so I find myself with a little time to jot down some thoughts. Soil in the vineyards I have read some [...]

What on earth is veraison?

2021-02-01T04:14:54+00:00February 1, 2021|

Start of veraison in Shiraz As I write this, our Shiraz grapes have started veraison. In viticulture, veraison is the onset of the ripening of the grapes. The official definition of veraison is "change of colour of the grape berries". Veraison represents the transition from berry growth to [...]

Crankie at The Stables

2021-01-19T02:00:22+00:00January 11, 2021|

Wine, food and live music from 11:30am each day at The Stables at Ravenswood Homestead.Enjoy our Crankie and Killiecrankie Wines with some fabulous food provided by the team at Ravenswood Homestead. 11:30am - 5pm, Saturday 23 January 2021  and Sunday 24 January 2021 Due to current COVID restrictions, there will [...]

Shiraz with Duck? Yes you can!

2021-01-08T22:56:40+00:00January 1, 2021|

Wine, food, friends and love... In the past, the Bendigo wine region had a reputation for producing big bold styles of red wine and not producing white wines at all. Well good readers, I am here to tell you that this is not the case.Although big and bold wines can [...]

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