Winemaker and CEO David Bicknell has proved his worth time and again as an extremely talented winemaker. At the top of the Oakridge brand tier is 864, all Yarra Valley vineyard selections, only released in the best years (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling); next is the Oakridge Local Vineyard Series (the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc come from the cooler Upper Yarra Valley; the Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier from the Lower Yarra); and the Over the Shoulder range, drawn from all of the sources available to Oakridge (Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Shiraz Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon). The estate vineyards are Oakridge Vineyard (10ha), Hazeldene Vineyard (10ha) and Henk Vineyard (12ha). Exports to the UK, the US, Canada, Sweden, The Netherlands, Norway, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.
Since its founding in 1978, Oakridge has been making wine in the Yarra Valley and has evolved as an outstanding winery, regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and supported by a welcoming cellar door and restaurant.
Bordered by the mountains of the Great Dividing Range and stretching across 10 hectares of vines along Maroondah Highway, the family-owned estate is dedicated to producing outstanding and distinctive wines while providing visitors with a truly memorable wine and food experience.