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May 7th 2014
Blast fromt he Past Tastings

As a part of Aussie Wine Month, the Cellar Doors of Mount Benson are dusting off some of their oldies (but goodie). Asussie Wine Month- thie biggest annual celabration of Australian wine- runs over the month of may. During May Cape Jaffa, Ralph Fowler and Wangolina are participating in Aussie Wine Month by offering tastings (and purchase) of some of thier back vintage wines. Please contact each of the Cellar Doors for details.   ... more

May 7th 2014
There’s a dark horse in Mount Benson

Cape Jaffa Wines has just been named a 5 star winery in the 2014 James Halliday Wine Companion! This accolade credits the winery as an outstanding producer of very high quality wines. And as an added pat on the back the winery has been singled out as one of Ten Dark Horses; a special accolade for receiving 5 stars for the first time. ‘Achieving a 5 star rating is a fabulous endorsement of our efforts to make outstanding wines’ says Derek Hooper ‘It’s also great for boosting the profile of Mt Benson as a wine producing region. It’s very fitting that this accolade arrived during Cape Jaffa’s 20 year anniversary and it’s a testament to the hard work of our Jaffa teams both past and present’. ... more

Feb 7th 2014
Our Cellar Doors are Open!

Cellar Doors open in the Mount Benson Wine Region ... more

great wines begin in the vineyard

The Wine

Our cool maritime location, with its moderating temperature effects and  with some vineyards less than two kilometres from the Great Southern Ocean, experiences a relatively early budburst compared to other inland Limestone Coast sub-regions, and allows grapes a long and slow ripening period.  Such moderate conditions can also mean that Mount Benson experiences later vintage commencement than other sub-regions in the Limestone Coast.
 

Baudin Rock Vineyard

Guichen Bay Vineyards*

J R Ling's Vineyards

Limestone Coast Vineyards

Murdup

Norfolk Rise*

Oliver Hill**

Port Robe

Terossa

 

* Wines Sold Through Bottle Shope Locally.

** Wines Exported Only.