2018 Vintage Report

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 6, 2018
Vintage 2018 CRAYÈRES VINEYARD – WRATTONBULLY The 2018 vintage was surprisingly hot. Flowering was more or less on average, leading to véraison in late Janaury and then harvest somewhere between late February and late March. If it was an overall dry vintage, spring broke out with a decent amount of rain which was very beneficial […]
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Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 – 1 Silver and 3 Bronze for Terre à Terre

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 5, 2018
Results of the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 (DWWA) are out and all Terre à Terre wines submitted to the Show received a medal: Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2017 : 86 points – Bronze medal Terre à Terre Rouge 2015 : 86 points – Bronze medal Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Reserve 2014 : […]
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Milton Wordley interviews Xavier for winetenquestions.com.au

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 18, 2018
Author: Milt Wordley Source: Winetenquestions.com.au Link: http://winetenquestions.com.au/xavier-bizot-terre-a-terre/ Date: 15 March 2018 “Xavier Bizot once said in an interview that the finest wine he had ever tasted was an Australian wine, a bottle of Penfolds 1962 Bin 60A. This interested me as many of my favourite Australian wines are cabernet shiraz blends. Xavier is part of the […]
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Huon Hooke: “Xavier Bizot is bringing Cabernet back”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 18, 2018
Huon wrote some nice words just before vintage 2018 on how we are trying tp do our best with our Cabernet Sauvignon from Crayères Vineyard!   Source: therealreview.com.au Link: https://www.therealreview.com/2018/03/13/xavier-bizot-is-bringing-cabernet-back/ Date: 13 March 2018 “Xavier Bizot of Terre à Terre seems a little irritated that South Australia’s south-east, in particular his region Wrattonbully, and his favourite […]
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Wine Companion Magazine: The Sauvignon Factor

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 27, 2017
Author: Ben Thomas Source: Wine Companion Date: 1 December 2017 The Sauvignon Factor There can be so much more to sauvignon blanc than meets the eye.  We talk to a number of producers about this often-maligned varietal and its incredible potential. If there’s a single glass of wine you can put your nose into and instantly identify, it’s sauvignon […]
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Tony Love: “drum-roll … cabernet franc”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 27, 2017
Author: Tony Love Source: the Advertiser Date: 16 December 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 After all the end of year what’s hot, what’s next and best ofs, there’s one last favourite mini-trend I’ve loved and want to see more of. It is … drum roll … cabernet franc. Volume wise, recognition wise, it’s a rarity here. Its better-known […]
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Andrew Graham: “still unfurling”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 15, 2017
We did a tasting of Top shelf Australian Cabernet, including our 2013, in October 2015 and we did it again, with the same wines, in October 2017.  Here is what happened: https://www.ozwinereview.com/2017/11/super-premium-cabernets-look-two-years-later.html Our Terre à Terre Cabernet Sauvignon, from 9-year-old vines at the time, was looking very much in its own environment. It was great tasting […]
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Sarah Ahmed reviews Terre à Terre’s latest releases

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 7, 2017
Author: Sarah Ahmed Source: http://thewinedetective.co.uk Date: 23 January 2017 A strong wine pedigree lies behind Wrattonbully’s Terre à Terre label.  Xavier Bizot is the son of a former Bollinger chairman, Christian Bizot while Lucy Croser’s father – arch Australian terroirist, Brian Croser – helps explain how the couple ended up making wine from Wrattonbully.  Their vineyard neighbours Croser […]
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2017 Vintage report

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 26, 2017
CRAYÈRES VINEYARD – WRATTONBULLY The 2017 vintage was a surprisingly long wait. Late flowering led to late véraison and thus a late harvest. However, this is not to say that 2017 was a cool vintage; in fact it was warmer than average but without any heatwaves. It was also quite humid at times, however beneficial […]
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Terre à Terre helps fund Palaeontology research project in Naracoorte Caves

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 31, 2017
31 May 2017 – Adelaide A project led by a team of scientists from The University of Adelaide has just been approved under the ARC Linkage Projects 2016: Naracoorte caves: a critical window on faunal extinctions and past climates. This project aims to establish an unprecedented record of biodiversity and environmental change at Australia’s richest Quaternary […]
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