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In 2005 Warwick and Cherylyn Mathews acquired the long-established Hopelands Vineyard, planted to cabernet sauvignon (2.6ha), shiraz (1.6ha), merlot, semillon, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay (1.1ha each). The first wine was made in '06, after which they decided to completely rework the vineyard, which required many hours of physical labour. The vines were retrained, with a consequent reduction in yield and rise in wine quality and value.
Author: James Halliday
After Hours Wine is a family owned and business located in the pristine Margaret River Wine Region. We believe in a “hands on” approach from the vineyard to the bottle.The boutique size of the After Hours winery limits the number of wine shows we are eligible to enter. We are however extremely proud of the accomplishment and standard we have achieved and strive for.All of the After Hours wines are produced, processed and bottled onsite. This allows us to carefully select only the best parcels of fruit to produce premium award winning wines.
Winery is new to this years Wine Companion.
This winery has a cellar door.
This winery has a restaurant.
This winery has accomodation.
This winery hosts musical events.
Excellent winery able to produce wines of high to very high quality, knocking on the door of a 5-star rating. Will normally have one wine rated at 95 points or above, and two (or more) at 90 and above, others 87-89.
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