Saturday 24 August. Join us one brisk Canberra morning to help prune the vines. The vineyard is in dormancy and is being pruned by viticulturist Leo Quirk with help from the wonderful Pete and Charlie. Leo will take you into the vineyard to learn why pruning is such an important part of the annual vineyard cycle. Learn about different pruning techniques while...

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,...

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...