Saturday 2 March 2019, 11am. As the 2017 Tempranillo is released, its time to celebrate 15 vintages of our flagship wine. Club members will be invited to a one-off vertical tasting of back vintages of the Tempranillo, held in the barrel room. Invitations will be sent at the beginning of February....

Early April 2019. Canberra Wine Week gets bigger and better every year, and we have a number of great events including our annual Tempranillo dinner at The Boat House, and the weekend Harvest Festival. We will be offering a number of events for both the public and members. More dates and details to come....

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 of our...

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...

We're very proud to announce that the team here at Mount Majura Vineyard have raised $16,000 for our charity partner, YouthCARE Canberra, through the sale of a special release wine, NINO. The money will go directly towards outreach services for youth at risk, in an effort to help those facing homelessness and violence. The NINO project was a great deal of fun...