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

Extended Hours for Melbourne Cup weekend

October 31, 2018Cellar Door

  Coming to the Yarra Valley for Melbourne cup weekend? Why not join us for a wine tasting and lunch while you’re here? Bookings essential on 03 5962 6899 0r info@boatocraigo.com.au   Friday 2nd Cellar Door 11am-5pm Saturday 3rd Cellar Door 11am-5pm Kitchen 12pm-3.30pm Sunday 4th Cellar Door 11am-5pm Kitchen 12pm-3.30pm Monday 5th Cellar Door … 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

$49 Lunch Deal for two Winter Warmer

June 7, 2017Cellar Door, Promotions

Sit back, relax and share an antipasto paddle and pizza with a glass of wine each while you take in floor to ceiling views overlooking the vineyard and surrounding ranges. Value of $70. (30% off regular price)  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL by email or phone 03 5962 6899. Deal is for 2 people only. Valid until 31st August 2018.

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

James Halliday Wine Companion results 2017

August 9, 2016Awards

Boat O’Craigo Black Spur 2015 Chardonnay Rating: 94          Drink By: 2021          Price: $28.00          Date Tasted: 02 Mar 2016          Alcohol: 13.5% James Halliday – Published on 03 Aug 2016 It doesn’t put a foot wrong. Sweet fruit with savoury nuances. Spicy oak, but fully integrated. A wash of juicy acidity. And clear, clean lines from start to … Read More