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As you may have heard on the grapevine, after nearly 10 years Paul has decided it is time for a change and will shortly be leaving Pressing Matters. We wish him well and thank him for his energy, innovation and the enthusiasm that has played such a big part in making Pressing Matters the success […]

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Top 12 Tasmanian wine producers

We were absolutely stoked to have been included in Huon’s Top 12 Tasmanian wine producers ….. ” The island state has the ideal mix for contemporary tastes. Its rieslings are as good as any in the land, not wines for beginners perhaps but perfect for connoisseurs…” “Pinot noir in Tassie has arguably the best potential of anywhere in […]

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Southern Tasmanian Open Vineyard Weekend 28Feb/01Mar

    Our doors will be open once again for the annual Southern Tasmanian Open Vineyard Weekend. Come and enjoy tastings, music and coffee in the Lava Lounge.  Our 3 pack special returns and wines are available for sale over the weekend. Saturday 28 Feb and Sunday 01 Mar 10.00am to 5pm 665 Middle Tea Tree Road, Tea Tree (5 […]

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The Upside and the Downside of mowing with John Deere Junior…. The Upside – Watching the bunnies and hares run out of the way of the mower. Having bees, butterflies and quail flying around you, a la a Disney movie. The smell of freshly cut grass and the look of neat rows. Chilling out whilst […]

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Santa’s Christmas helper is ready!

Otto – Santa’s Christmas helper at the vineyard – is ready and able  (but maybe not so willing!), to help pack and deliver the Holiday Season Trio Gift packs. Have you ordered your gift packs yet? $102 for the current release Pinot Noir and the 375ml Riesling R139 dessert wine (great with Christmas Pudding) and your […]

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Grapevine flowering in Tasmania, how does it work?

This an awesome photo I took today of flowering in progress.  At the very top you can see the cap peeling off.  Underneath are 5 stamen, the male parts, with the pollen attached.  In the centre is the style, the female part, with the ovary below it.  Some of the caps are still attached, and have […]

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