Archived posts from June 2014


Hunter Wines v The Rest of the World

Hunter Wines v The Rest of the World
30
Jun

  Ever wondered how Hunter Valley wines match up to those from the rest of the world? We’ve always believed in the quality of the wines from our region and we set out to find the answer to this question at a recent Mount Pleasant event that compared the wines of the Hunter Valley with […]

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“The Art of Harmonising Wines and Foods” by Maurice O’Shea

“The Art of Harmonising Wines and Foods” by Maurice O’Shea
30
Jun

  With the approaching Maurice O’Shea Award we thought we would publish another entry from his personal notes. As well as being a master winemaker and blessed with a remarkable palate for wine, Maurice O’Shea was actually a very well regarded chef. The dinner parties he threw for his friends were famous not just for […]

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Mount Pleasant awarded Regional Trophy at 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards

Mount Pleasant awarded Regional Trophy at 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards
26
Jun

Mount Pleasant is pleased to announce that the 2007 Mount Pleasant Lovedale Semillon has won the regional trophy for Best Australian Single- Varietal White over £15 at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2014. The Decanter World Wine Awards is one of the largest and most influential wine competitions in the world, judged by thirty six […]

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Q&A with Vineyard Manager Paul Harvey

Q&A with Vineyard Manager Paul Harvey
3
Jun

  At Mount Pleasant, where some of the vines date back to 1880 and others were planted by the legendary Maurice O’Shea, the duty of managing the vineyards is a serious business. The significance of the role is not lost on Paul Harvey, who as Vineyard Manager is responsible for the 110 hectares of vineyards […]

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