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DOWIE DOOLE was founded in 1995 by Drew Dowie and Norm Doole. They had been connected to the McLaren Vale community for many years as grapegrowers in the region. Vineyard management is now led by champions of sustainable viticulture practices Dave Gartelmann and Drew Dowie. In May '16, with winemaker and managing director Chris Thomas leading a group of like-minded investors, DOWIE DOOLE acquired 35ha of vines of the 53ha Conte Tatachilla Vineyard, book-ended by 50 year-old bushvine grenache and recently grafted (in '12) vermentino, aglianico and lagrein. Exports to all major markets.
Author: James Halliday
DOWIE DOOLE was founded in 1995 by renowned McLaren Vale grape growers and champions of sustainable viticulture Drew Dowie and Norm Doole.At DOWIE DOOLE we believe that wine is a form of Art. For more than 20 years, our boutique winery has been committed to producing rich, premium wine that is well loved and remembered.Our philosophy has always been to use only the finest parcels of fruit from select vineyards.
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Direct distribution nationally by Dowie Doole.
UK, Denmark, Hong Kong, China, Germany, Canada, US, Thailand.
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