Pauline and Eric Dowker have planted shiraz (and a smattering of malbec), the first vintage coming in 1998. ‘Dowker' is an ancient word meaning ‘herder of ducks and geese', making the location of the vineyard on Wild Duck Creek doubly appropriate.
Hanging Rock (John Ellis)
370 Lower Plenty Road, Viewbank, Vic 3084 (postal)
0409 202 103