Nat White’s legacy
News - 1 September 2018

The Langton’s award reflects Nat’s unwavering commitment over 40 years to develop the highest quality Pinot Noir at Main Ridge Estate, and supporting Mornington Peninsula’s evolution as leading producer of the varietal. Here is a brief summary of Nat’s achievements by Tim Sexton: Nat White is a pioneering winemaker who gave up the security of…

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Langton’s Classification VII
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We are delighted to announce the Main Ridge Estate ‘Half Acre’ Pinot Noir has again been recognised as “Outstanding” in the Langton’s Classification of the top 136 Australian wines. Reviewed every 4 years, wines are eligible for classification based on their demand, reputation, quality and track record at auction, and are only considered after a…

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2017 Pinot Noir Release
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Notes from a small vineyard Over our first two vintages at Main Ridge Estate, Mother Nature has shown us the two extreme potentials of this vineyard site. From the warmth and generosity of 2016 vintage, to where we are now – the cool, concentrated and complex wines of the 2017 vintage. Throughout the ripening period…

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Van Diemen’s Band presents ‘La Danza’
Events - 5 August 2018

When: 6.30 pm, Wednesday 10th October 2018 Where: Main Ridge Estate Tickets: go to https://www.trybooking.com/XGDA The exciting new Tasmanian chamber orchestra Van Diemen’s Band, will be joined by international soloists, cellist Catherine Jones (Australia/ Italy) and Baroque guitarist William Carter (UK) for a sumptuous program of Italian music composed during the Spanish Occupation. Heavily influenced…

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Fathers Day 2018 Sunday Lunch
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Join us in the winery and treat Dad to a traditional Sunday lunch and some new release 2017 Pinot Noir! MENU $50/ per person Dromana mussel and potato soup, croutons Share platter Roasted rack of lamb & vine tomatoes, salsa verde Sweet potato & gruyere gratin Salad of Spring leaves & green vegetables Libby’s Tarte…

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2017 Pinot Noir Release Celebration
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We delighted to be joining with the Grossi family for a very special dinner to celebrate the release of the 2017 Main Ridge Estate Pinot Noir. When: 6.30pm Thursday 6th September 2018 Where: Mural Room at Grossi Florentino, 80 Bourke Street Melbourne Reservations: call Libby on 03 5989 2686 or email libby@mre.com.au Menu: Canapes 2017…

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Notes from a small vineyard – Winter 2018
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Winter 2018 has been wild, wet and windy in Red Hill, but no complaints, as our thoughts go out to the drought stricken farmers of New South Wales. The Winter months are for reflection, a time to look back at the year past and plan for the next step of our journey.  Along with pruning,…

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QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND LUNCH
Events, News - 22 May 2018

Great wines, casual Winter dining,  live music and a fire! Main Ridge Estate Cellar door On the upcoming Queens Birthday Winter Wine Weekend, join us by the roaring fire in our cellar door, for tastings between 12-5pm. Our popular weekend grazing menu will be available every day including warming winter specials with a retro French…

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Notes from small vineyard – Autumn 2018
News - 27 March 2018

Incredibly, I’m writing a post vintage report on the 24th of March! Whilst not the earliest vintage for Main Ridge Estate it was by far the quickest, with everything being picked over an 8 day period. Despite these unique ripening conditions, all fruit brought in was of exceptional quality and murmurs are already starting of…

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2018 Mothers day Lunch
Events - 26 March 2018

Noon, Sunday 13th May 2018 Please call 03 5989 2686 for reservations. Menu $70 per person Platter of small entrée dishes to share Mount Zero olives, Israeli hummus, Sardinian flatbread Chicken terrine, spiced apricots San Danielle prosciutto, fig Broad bean, pea, mint and feta crostini Seafood bowl Prawn tails, scallops, mussels, clams and blue eye…

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