This is a classic case of an old dog learning new tricks, and doing so with panache. Robin Day had a long and distinguished career as chief winemaker and technical director of Orlando. He hastened slowly with the establishment of Domain Day, but there is nothing conservative about his approach in his vineyard at Mt Crawford, high in the hills (at 450m) of the southeastern extremity of the Barossa Valley, two sides of the vineyard bordering the Eden Valley. While the mainstream varieties are merlot, pinot noir and riesling, he has trawled Italy, France and Georgia for the other varieties: viognier, sangiovese, saperavi, lagrein, garganega, sagrantino and nebbiolo. Robin says,?Years of writing descriptions for back labels have left me convinced that this energy is more gainfully employed in growing grapes and making wine.' Exports to Canada and China.
This winery is now closed.
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