Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries Shortest Lunch 2019

May 15, 2019Cellar Door, Events

Saturday 22nd June 10am – 5pm & Sunday 23rd June 10am – 5pm Celebrate the shortest weekend of the year with a moving feast of entrée size meals, it’s the perfect way to meander around the Yarra Valley’s boutique wineries and savour great food, wine and music. Boat O’Craigo will once again teaming up with … Read More

Wine & Wildlife 2019

May 15, 2019Events

A devilishly good weekend in the Yarra Valley! Healesville Sanctuary is once again teaming up with Yarra Valley icons to bring you a long weekend of food and wine against the backdrop of the Sanctuary’s stunning bushland setting. From 11am to 4pm each day, you can sample and purchase local wine, craft beer and cider, … Read More

Friday $49 lunch deal for two

February 25, 2019Cellar Door, News

Now open every Friday for lunch with a midweek deal………..$49 for two people includes an antipasto paddle to share, a pizza to share and a glass of Boat O’Craigo wine each. Bookings essential on 03 5962 6899 or info@boatocraigo.com.au  

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

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

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