News — Centenary

Get to know our vines!

Get to know our vines!

We know you love our wines, but how much do you know about where our grapes come from?  Maurice O'Shea founded Mount Pleasant Wines when he was just 24! 100 years ago, all that stood on the site was the Old Hill vineyard.  Planted in 1880 by Charles King, the 41 year old Old Hill Shiraz vine provided the foundation for Maurice O'Shea's Mount Pleasant wines. Whether or not King knew it, planting the Old Hill at the foothills of Mount Bright proved a masterstroke - the vines are spared the inte...

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