Exciting growth now being realised!
The development of new vineyards at Basils Farm is now complete. The recent addition of shiraz, chardonnay and pinot noir varietals brings
total area under vine to 4.2 hectares. The new vines have been provided with the best chance to lay down strong roots and develop into
healthy well shaped vines.
Infrastructure including irrigation and trellising are now installed and all going well, the vines will be ready for their first harvest in early 2019.
As a result of this growth we have increased the number of staff working on the farm, maintaining and nurturing these new vineyards.
Our Farm Manager Igor oversees property management and the ongoing maintenance and rehabilitation of the RAMSAR wetland and conservation areas, assisted by our viticulturist Shane in the vineyards.
Working with our permaculture guru Ben, Igor has recently more than doubled the produce market gardens, further developed our orchard and have introduced a variety of farm animals including Llama’s, Babydoll Sheep, Indian Runner Ducks and Chickens.
Exciting times ahead for Basils Farm!