In the Vineyard – Winter

In the Vineyard – Winter

Our wines are 100% estate-grown here in Murrumbateman and 80% of the effort in making award-winning wines starts in the vineyard. This year’s season was a challenge with the rain and the cooler conditions and unfortunately, we lost most of our Shiraz grapes to...
A year of challenges and resilience

A year of challenges and resilience

2020!  This is the year that I call FECKD. I might even produce a FECKD wine to remember 2020 or maybe not. F – Fires and smoke taint E – El Nino resulting in a challenging vintage C – COVID19, enough said K – Knee-deep, we were certainly knee-deep in it for the first...
In the Vineyard – Summer

In the Vineyard – Summer

Our wines are 100% estate-grown here in Murrumbateman and 80% of the effort in making award-winning wines starts in the vineyard. As we head towards summer and the days are warming up, flowering has started in the vineyard. Grapevine flowers are self-pollinating (they...
You had me at Merlot

You had me at Merlot

November 7 is International Merlot Day and here at Shaw Wines, we do love our Merlot. This second most planted grape in the world (behind Cabernet Sauvignon of course), has been a consistent winner for Shaw Wines, adding trophies and gold medals to our awards cabinet....
In the Vineyard – Spring

In the Vineyard – Spring

Our wines are 100% estate-grown here in Murrumbateman and 80% of the effort in making award-winning wines starts in the vineyard. The recent winter rain was very welcome here at Shaw Wines. It is important to keep soil moisture up to the vines even while they are...
History of Cabernet Sauvignon

History of Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon (cab-er-nay saw-vin-yawn) is one of the world’s most widely recognised red wine grape varieties. It is grown in nearly every major wine-producing country among a diverse spectrum of climates. The birth of Cabernet Sauvignon is thought to have...