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Q&A With Mount Pleasant Senior Winemaker Adrian Sparks

Q&A With Mount Pleasant Senior Winemaker Adrian Sparks

We recently sat down with Mount Pleasant Senior Winemaker Adrian Sparks to gain some insights into how his mind ticks. Q: What was the moment that made you realise you wanted to be a winemaker? A: Working as a cellar-hand, I was in the barrel hall looking at hundreds of different types of barrels. I told the then winemaker if he just had one type of barrel it would make blending and winemaking easier. He explained to me that each barrel is unique, even the same barrels from the same coopers...

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Q&A With Vineyard Manager Paul Harvey

Q&A With Vineyard Manager Paul Harvey

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 Mount Pleasant controls. For Paul, the vineyards of the Hunter Valley offer opportunities and challenges like no other Australian wine region. Q: What’s your favourite thing about your job?...

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Hunter Valley Wine And Food Month At Mount Pleasant

Hunter Valley Wine And Food Month At Mount Pleasant

If you are considering a trip to the Hunter Valley then the month of June is the perfect time to visit. For true lovers of wine and food the winter months are great for long lazy lunches in the winter sun, or extravagant slow-cooked dinners by the fire. The Hunter’s winemakers and chefs alike invite you to come and enjoy the countless events being offered during the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Month festivities. This is a truly amazing opportunity to experience the food and wine culture that...

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