Vintage report 2022

Sunday, 13 November 2022

What a brilliant year it’s been for vineyards!

The vines loved the dry spring and summer heat, though we did get a bit of scorch on the grapes....

Frost protection the natural way!

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

The winter pruning is nearly done - finishing up with the deliberately late-pruned Madeleine Angevine down by the gate in Frost Corner. This shows why...

Gosh! Christmas already

Thursday, 16 December 2021

A very happy Christmas and all the best for theNewYear from all of us  atOatley. Apologies to all who usually get cards from us. Iain has just had a...

New Oatley Sparkly

Saturday, 5 June 2021

🥂🥂🥂 New Sparkly! 🥂🥂🥂
It’s here! Our first ever homegrown fizz! Elegant, dry and delicious. Perfect for a summer garden. And you can buy it  online...

Unlock at Oatley.

Saturday, 27 March 2021

Woohoo!! We’re opening May 1 and you can now book online. Sooo looking forward to sharing Oatley again! Picnics, children and dogs VERY welcome. A great...

A bit of a sparkle at Oatley

Thursday, 10 December 2020

(Thanks to happy customer Ryan for sharing this photo on
A bit of fun for Christmas! An Oatley PET NAT!

The good news - thanks for all the orders! And the bad. Serious frost!

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Every time one of you sends an order we give a little whoop of joy! A big THANK YOU to all of you! It’ s been a lifeline to us while our cellar door...

Tasting the 2019s

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Exciting day! Tasting the new wines. Always one of the year’s highlights. The Madeleine Angevine is clean and balanced and will be bottled next week....

Cripes! That Was a Scary October

Sunday, 8 December 2019

Still reeling!
2019 turned into one of our scariest ever vintages.The harvest date for our late-ripening, Riesling-cross Kernling grapes had been...

Basking in a Golden Glow!

Friday, 3 May 2019

Basking in a golden glow at Oatley!
After our first ever international-standard Gold Medal last September in the SW regional competition, we got...