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Laura Pearse
 
22 February 2024 | Laura Pearse

The difference between Wine Grapes and Table grapes

Are Wine grapes and Table grapes the same? There are several differences which are to do with taste, appearance and how they're grown.  Continue »

Time Posted: 22/02/2024 at 2:09 PM Permalink to The difference between Wine Grapes and Table grapes Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
14 February 2024 | Laura Pearse

How is red wine different to white wine?

Ever wondered how red wine is made? Get into the winery, see what we really do and how messy it is...looks like we've murdered the Shiraz! And there's a video of Laura being grumpy.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/02/2024 at 3:35 PM Permalink to How is red wine different to white wine? Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
8 February 2024 | Laura Pearse

If every vintage is different, why are Upper Reach wines so consistent?

2024 vintage in the Swan Valley is the absolute opposite of last vintage....this year has been the earliest vintage ever, whereas in 2023 we were twiddling our thumbs waiting for the fruit to ripen!  Continue »

Time Posted: 08/02/2024 at 3:57 PM Permalink to If every vintage is different, why are Upper Reach wines so consistent? Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
24 November 2023 | Laura Pearse

Christmas Shopping | Gifts from the Swan Valley

Make the Swan Valley your one-stop-shop for finding unique and different gifts this festive season. And you'll be supporting local, mostly family-owned businesses which is a very good thing to do. Grab your list, start the car and off we go 🀩  Continue »

Time Posted: 24/11/2023 at 3:34 PM Permalink to Christmas Shopping | Gifts from the Swan Valley Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
24 November 2023 | Laura Pearse

5 Great Christmas Gifts for Wine Lovers that aren't wine

Find it hard to choose a Christmas gift for that special wine-loving person in your life? 5 amazing ideas, guaranteed to blow that special person's crazy festive socks off!  Continue »

Time Posted: 24/11/2023 at 1:00 AM Permalink to 5 Great Christmas Gifts for Wine Lovers that aren't wine Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
14 September 2023 | Laura Pearse

Wine Show Medals and Wine | Separating Bling from Brilliance

Let’s take a look at a bit of the history of wine shows in Australia, the medal system and the pros and cons of wine shows and whether the more bling on the bottle equates to better quality wine.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/09/2023 at 5:16 PM Permalink to Wine Show Medals and Wine | Separating Bling from Brilliance Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
9 August 2023 | Laura Pearse

You want to grow your own vine? How to take a cutting from a grapevine.

You want to grow a grapevine in the garden? Calling all wine enthusiasts and garden lovers! πŸ‡πŸ· Discover the ultimate guide to taking grapevine cuttings and create your own flourishing grapevine haven. Join us as we reveal expert tips and step-by-step instructions to propagate grapevines like a pro. 🌱 πŸ₯‚ Watch now to uncork the secrets of successful grapevine cuttings!  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/08/2023 at 6:09 PM Permalink to You want to grow your own vine? How to take a cutting from a grapevine. Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
2 July 2023 | Laura Pearse

Sadly we can't host your dog any more at Upper Reach

During Covid it was lovely to see you and your pooch, but now we've opened the TreeHouse Bar, sadly there just isn't enough room for your dog.  Continue »

Time Posted: 02/07/2023 at 5:45 PM Permalink to Sadly we can't host your dog any more at Upper Reach Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
29 June 2023 | Laura Pearse

How to prune your grapevine? 3 easy steps

The question we're asked most often is 'how do I prune my grapevine'. Follow these three easy steps and you can't kill your vine. How is that different to pruning in the vineyard- spur vs cane pruning.  Continue »

Time Posted: 29/06/2023 at 6:04 PM Permalink to How to prune your grapevine? 3 easy steps Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
1 September 2022 | Laura Pearse

Alternative wine varieties in the Swan Valley

Looking for a different wine variety? Want something to surprise & impress your friends with? Or are you just ready to try something completely new? The Swan Valley is growing a lot of different, interesting, new and not so new grape varieties....  Continue »

Time Posted: 01/09/2022 at 6:35 PM Permalink to Alternative wine varieties in the Swan Valley Permalink