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Milo McKenna

By Rebecca Collins, 27 October 2015. Posted in People

  Escarpment is known for it charismatic employees and the one employee that will always be a charmer here at Escarpment is Milo McKenna! At the ripe age of 77 he prides himself on being…

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The Calm (ripening) Before The Storm (harvest)

By Rebecca Collins, 16 March 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Horticulture

The Season What a great summer it has been for sun and heat worshipers like myself. We have had seemingly endless days of clear skies, dry conditions and wonderful heat. Up until very recently I…

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Cellars In The Sky

Best First Class Red @ Cellars In The Sky

By Rebecca Collins, 8 March 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Insight Series

  The winners of Business Traveller’s Cellars in the Sky Awards 2014 were announced last week, with British Airways receiving four Gold Medals. One of which was the Best First Class Red, with Kiwa by…

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Optimistic About A Great Vintage

By Rebecca Collins, 29 January 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Horticulture, Vintage

  The great thing about working on the land with crops is that no two seasons are ever exactly the same. Vintages and seasons can be great, average or bad, or a mixture of all…

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MLF Time at Escarpment

By Huw, 26 January 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Pinot Noir

  It is MLF (malolactic fermentation) time at the Escarpment winery, over the last month all our Pinot Noirs in barrel have been undergoing MLF. It is conducted by lactic acid bacteria, which de-acidify the…

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