Why is Pinot Noir more expensive?

We often get asked why Pinot Noir is a more expensive wine to purchase. 
Viticulturist’s want to maximise the virtues of a truly magnificent grape. 
At Dunnolly Estate, we follow that tradition by shoot thinning our vines just after flowering...


It’s all go at Dunnolly.  Flowering is happening – please cross all available digits that the small cluster of inflorescences turns into an even, modest, glorious bunch of grapes. 


Budburst means that Vintage 2020 is on the horizon and that my friends – is very exciting for us indeed.  But with the potential risk of frost...

July brings the sheep

July brings the sheep into the vineyard where they will happily stay for another month - they are very useful and inexpensive lawnmowers!