Highly rated 2016 reds

November 1, 2018Awards, News

We’ve had some great reviews on our Braveheart 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon and Black Cameron 2016 Shiraz. Braveheart 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon 94 Points – James Halliday 2019 Wine Companion The structural elements are paramount here though there’s no lack of fruit or indeed complexity. It’s a handsome wine, elegant too you’d argue. It tastes of blackcurrant and olives, … Read More

Vintage 2018 is under way

March 7, 2018News

Vintage 2018 is well under way at Boat O’Craigo and its all hands on deck. This will be a very strong vintage for the Yarra Valley. There were a few nervous moments looking at the forecast where late rain threatened to throw a spanner in the works but it never came to be. A warmer … Read More

Pinot Noir Top 5 Wine of the Year Winestate

January 15, 2018News

Our Boat O’Craigo 2016 Pinot Noir was a big winner in the Pinot class of the 2017 Winestate Wine Of The Year awards announced in November. This magnificent wine was ranked in the Top 5 Pinot Noir’s from Australia and New Zealand from a field of over 1000 exceptional Pinots. It was rated 5 Star … Read More

Dark Horse Winery of the Year 2018

August 4, 2017News

  I am delighted to announce that Boat O’Craigo has been awarded the James Halliday ‘Darkhorse Winery Of The Year’ for 2018. The award was formally announced at the fifth annual Qantas epiQure Halliday Australian Wine Companion Awards during a gala dinner at the National Gallery Of Victoria on Wednesday 2nd of August amid an … Read More

Who’s talking about Boat O’Craigo Chardonnay?

February 6, 2017News

  WINESTATE Best Wines of 2016 Cellar 5 + Delightful sweet oak and varietal fruit fragrances of lemon zest and almonds which follows through to the smooth flavoursome palate with well-integrated acidity. GOURMET TRAVELLER WINE Best Buys $30 and under Huon Hooke This is a delicious, more-ish, modern Yarra Valley chardonnay of modest alcohol (13 … Read More