Climatic Conditions

Every day, we record climatic conditions​ in the vineyard. The data provides an interesting backdrop to how the vines grow and the grapes develop and...

Vineyard Art

During each vintage,​ there are growing and winemaking stages which signify change. These paintings are inspired by pruning, budburst, veraison and harvest. They are painted by Christine Mullen who lived at “Full and Plenty” in the early to late...

The Lands of the Kulin People

The lands of the Kulin peopl​e near Melbourne, are referred to as the ‘cold country’. The Kulin have a detailed local understanding of the seasons and the environment. Each season is marked by the movement of the stars in the night sky and changes in the...

1839 Sketch

This 1839 sketch ​depicts the very beginnings of wine in the Yarra Valley: the Ryrie homestead, the Yarra River and the surrounding hills. By the time this sketch was made, the first vines, at ‘Yering’, would have already been a few years old and the first grapes...