Friday 31st May 2019. Already from the first moments of picking and fermentation, the quality of the season starts to be revealed. As the wines go to barrel, we can get our first snapshot summary of the vintage. Join Leo the viticulturist and Frank the winemaker for a tasting in the winery to share the excitement and get your first impressions...

Every Saturday & Sunday from early June to late August. Truffle season is nearly up on us and and we're excited to include truffles at the cellar door as part of our winter tasting experience. Come in to the cellar door at Mount Majura Vineyard to taste a flight of wines matched with truffled brie. Combining Flinders Estate triple cream brie...

Saturday 25th May & 8th June, 3pm - 6pm Together with other local wineries, we're coming to town. Catch us at the Nishi Grand Stair in New Acton. A great chance to taste two and take home a few of our wines. You can purchase a keeper tasting glass for $12 and meet the makers for a great afternoon. More details at Canberra...

Saturday 15th June at the Dairy Road Precinct Fyshwick 2-7pm The Forage Is a showcase of street food (and other food products) by our local cafes, food trucks, wineries and breweries. Our mission is to give our local businesses (established and new) an opportunity to get creative and showcase and feed our community in a festival style environment. Bringing everyone together in...

We had some pretty special pickers for our first picking day for vintage 2019: club members! After going through a foot bath and a short safety briefing (‘these snips are sharp, don’t cut any fingers off’) our enthusiastic team were into it, carefully placing chardonnay bunches in their picking lugs and commenting on their beauty.     It wasn’t a crack-of dawn start,...

September 2019. It's your turn to play winemaker for the day! Learn the art of blending with our winemaker Frank van de Loo as he takes you through the components of our multi award winning TSG (Tempranillo, Shiraz, Graciano). The event will begin with a tasting of the current vintage TSG followed by each component from barrel of the as yet unblended...

October 2019. In 1988 Dr Edgar Riek and owner Mrs Dinny Killen planted the first hectare of Mount Majura Vineyard. To vigneron Dr Edgar Riek the site with an east-facing slope having limestone and volcanic rock had all the right components to be one of Canberra District's best. The first wines were made in 1990, so the 2019 vintage will be...

Our winemaker, Frank van de Loo has been nominated as a 2018 finalist in the Winemaker of the Year awards conducted by Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine. Van de Loo started working here in the vineyard at Mount Majura in 1998, quickly expanding it to the current size, and taking over the winemaking role in 2001. The expansion of the vineyard included planting...

A vineyard, especially at this time of year, is a beautiful sight, green, lush and bursting with life and the promise of grapes to come. As we explained recently, we need to be careful how we manage this natural system, and ideologically-driven methods aren’t necessarily the best. We implement ‘integrated pest management’, in other words, we look carefully at the ecology...

One of the fascinating things about wine is the people it attracts and the range of emotions it engenders. For some people, it has to be organic, or even biodynamic, and we can understand where they’re coming from. Wine can be a beautiful product of the land, a sensuous experience that connects us to a time and place where the sun...