WINEMAKING 101


Explore the passion and commitment that goes into crafting site specific, specialty wines from our vineyard and the journey to the bottle.

WINEMAKING 101

Join us on the journey from the vineyard to the bottle.

Discover the winemaking journey from vine to bottle. Intricacies from the vineyard, winemaking and blending processes will be explained by Robert.

Location – Cape Grace Winery and Vineyard,
281 Fifty One Road, Cowaramup, WA 6284.

A unique wine experience which encapsulates the intricacies of the vineyard from the man who planted and to this day still cares for the vines. Robert Karri-Davies will guide you through our picturesque vineyard and explain all that makes this specific vineyard site so special, learn who first selected this site over 50 years ago and why!! From the soil to the microclimate and the influences they have on what goes into your glass . Thethe vines are nurtured under ‘best practise’programmes, using organic principles and the benefits of these will be explained as you wander through the vines and are introduced to Rob’s long time friends.

The journey from the vineyard to the winery might be short in terms of actual distance as all fruit is processed onsite in our boutique winery however the timeline is a year long journey through the seasons of Margaret River and Robert will explain the practices and processes of each season both in the vineyard and then into the winery.

After touring the vineryard, you will then put on your winemaker’s hat as we take it into the winery. Harvesting and hand processing of our pristine fruit will be explained and the workings of our well loved basket press will be demonstrated. Oak choices and characteristics will be explained and then you will then conduct blending trials to determine your perfect wine.

We will then conclude with a tasting of our current releases and the opportunity to taste and savour a specialty from the museum.

Please note that tour starts at 11.30am and will take approximately an hour and a half. Closed in shoes will be required.

$125  per head with a minimum of two guest and a maximum of six.

Please book online and requesting your date in the comments section when checking out and should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us here at the winery on 08 9755 5669.

From AU$125.00

  • Tour length 1.5 hours (approx.)
  • Location: Cape Grace Winery, 281 Fifty One Road, Cowaramup, WA, 6284

SMALL FAMILY WINERY & VINEYARD EXPERIENCE


Three small family owned and operated wineries. Three different locations. Three stories of grape growing and winemaking in Margaret River told by the owners on a personal tour.

BROWN HILL ESTATE, CAPE GRACE WINES & WINDOWS ESTATE

Visit three family vineyards from three different sub regions of Margaret River on a personal tour with the owners.

As a personal guest of the vineyard owners you will have the opportunity to explore the sites and wines produced in three of Margaret River’s Small Family Vineyards/Wineries. The owners will personally take you through their award-winning wines produced in tiny quantities, fully grown, processed and bottled on site, allowing you to experience wines that are a genuine representation of artisan winemaking.

Arriving at Brown Hill Estate at 1 pm, venture off the beaten track and arrive at Cape Grace Wines at 2.30 pm then journey to your final destination, Windows Estate at 4 pm.  This is a self drive tour.  Contact us if you would like the option of adding a driver service to your tour.

Your private tour includes:

Walk through the vineyards with the owners

 Learn about the seasons of the vineyard and the intricacies of grape growing and harvesting

 As a personal guest of the vineyard owner you will be guided through a private tasting in the vineyard/barrel room/winery of the flagship wines from each of the three Single Vineyard Estate’s

Go behind the scenes in the winery where you will learn the three different approaches to winemaking

Option for wine purchases to be consolidated and shipped either domestically or internationally at the final location

Bookings are essential as you will meet with the family members behind the estate name.

This is a private tour with a minimum of 1 and a maximum 6 people in your booking.

Enclosed footwear is required to take the tour.

This experience is only suitable for persons aged 18+

From AU$600.00

  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Rosa Brook, Western Australia