South Australia & NT Chapter

Visitors Night

John Venus

This year’s visitors talk was titled: “The life of a peasant winemaker in the Adelaide Hills or An insight into the insanity required to run a micro-boutique winery in the Adelaide Hills”

Held at: Bistro 49, 49 Mt Barker Road, Stirling. John describes himself as Vineyard Manager / Hand, Winemaker, Cellar Hand, Office Manager, Advertising Executive, Chief Bottler and Labeller, Packer, Despatch Officer, Transport Coordinator and Driver of Arranmore Vineyard. John talked about the philosophy that led him to make wine and the reasons behind the types of wine he produces. The talk concentrated on how he makes his wines and their character.

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