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Mount Pleasant Announced As James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2017 ‘Winery Of The Year’

Mount Pleasant Announced As James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2017 ‘Winery Of The Year’

Australia’s doyen of wine, James Halliday AM, has awarded the Hunter Valley’s Mount Pleasant, 2017 Winery of the Year. Mount Pleasant, established in 1921, was honoured with seven shiraz scoring between 97 and 99 points, supported by three semillon scoring more than 95 points. Halliday credits the appointment of McWilliam’s Chief Winemaker Jim Chatto in 2013 as key to the winery’s growing success and the renaissance of Australia’s original winemaking region. McWilliam’s CEO, Jeff McWilliam,...

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Save The Date – Annual O’shea Launch

Save The Date – Annual O’shea Launch

Contact our Cellar Door Team to reserve your place or for more information. Phone: (02) 4998 7505 | Email: MPCellarDoor@mcwilliamswines.com.au UPDATE 12 OCTOBER 2016: This event is now sold out.

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Book For The 3801 Limited Heritage Train Trip To Mount Pleasant

Book For The 3801 Limited Heritage Train Trip To Mount Pleasant

Date: Sunday 20th March 2016 Join us for a unique day of pure nostalgia and indulgence as the special heritage diesel train from 3801 Limited departs from Sydney bound for the Mount Pleasant winery. This will be a fantastic opportunity to travel to Mount Pleasant as you never have before. On board the train, you will meet the winemakers and ambassadors of the McWilliam family and taste some amazing new wines. The train will depart Central station, stopping at Strathfield and Hornsby. Buses w...

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Mount Pleasant 2015 Vineyard Report

Mount Pleasant 2015 Vineyard Report

Here’s a brief rundown on what has been happening in and around the Mount Pleasant vineyards during the growing season. Our own staff and a group of contractors spent the cool winter months doing what in my opinion is the most important task of the year; pruning the vines to set bud numbers, it is the time when we can set our crop load for the coming season, with each block having specific yield targets for the product that it is destined for. Budburst commenced quite early for us, late Augus...

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The Results Are In! Mount Pleasant Receives Exceptional Reviews In The Halliday Wine Companion 2016

The Results Are In! Mount Pleasant Receives Exceptional Reviews In The Halliday Wine Companion 2016

The 2016 Halliday Wine Companion has been released and Mount Pleasant Wines has continued its dominance in producing exceptional wines out of the Hunter Valley and has once again been awarded a 5 red star winery status (highest possible rating, only awarded to Australia’s top wineries). James Halliday said of our winery… “Mount Pleasant is going to continue to throw down the gauntlet to all other wineries in the Hunter Valley. Its offer this year is extraordinary: 14 of 17 wines tasted gi...

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