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Vintage Wine Dinner 2024 -

Vintage Wine Dinner 2024

Vintage Wine Dinner 2024 A Vintage of swift pace and exceptional quality. This year will mark the 39th vintage for McLeish Estate Wines and we are marking the occasion with the annual Vintage Wine Dinner where we are excited to take guests on a journey behind the wines on Wednesday April 3rd and Wednesday April […]

Meet Jessica McLeish -

Meet Jessica McLeish

Born into the heart of a family winery. Jessica has Semillon running through her veins. Growing up amidst the vineyard of the family estate, she developed an innate understanding and love for every part of the wine industry from the vine to the glass. From an early age, Jessica could be found alongside her family, […]

Halliday Wine Companion 2024 -

Halliday Wine Companion 2024

  We are proud to announce that our winery has been awarded 5 – Red Stars in this years awards for being an “outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity.” An exceptional 96 points for the Reserve Semillon 2022 and Cellar Reserve Semillon 2016, both from our Wines of Distinction Range. The […]

Wreath & Wine – Saturday 24th of June & Saturday 1st of July. -

Wreath & Wine – Saturday 24th of June & Saturday 1st of July.

Wreath & Wine – Saturday 24th of June The festive vibe will truly be alive this winter at McLeish Estate as we come together for the Christmas wreath and wine tasting afternoon. At the Wreath & Wine workshop, learn how to design and construct your own mystical and magical vine wreath with renowned Australian designer […]

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023 -

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023 Saturday 16th of September 2023 Experience the Highlands of Scotland at McLeish Estate McLeish Estate will come alive this September for a Scottish celebration of the Hunter Highland Lunch. Bringing together the very best Scottish traditions and local Hunter Valley wine and produce, the ‘Hunter Highland Lunch’ will be held on […]

Wine Partners Summer Pack

Wine Partners Summer Pack The wine pack for this Summer season includes a range of wines that are ideal for both entertaining and savouring throughout the summer season. If you would like to learn more about the vineyards, wines and purchase please click on the wines below to follow the link. McLeish Semillon 2022 Generosity […]

Wine Partners Spring Pack -

Wine Partners Spring Pack

Wine Partners Spring Pack The wine pack for this Winter season includes a range of wines that are ideal for both entertaining and savouring as the nights become cooler. If you would like to learn more about the vineyards, wines and purchase please click on the wines below to follow the link. McLeish Semillon 2022 […]

Wine Partners June Tasting Pack -

Wine Partners June Tasting Pack

Wine Partners Winter Pack The wine pack for this Winter season includes a range of wines that are ideal for both entertaining and savouring as the nights become cooler. If you would like to learn more about the vineyards, wines and purchase please click on the wines below to follow the link. McLeish Semillon / […]

Wine & Chocolate -

Wine & Chocolate

Wine and chocolate are two of life’s greatest indulgences. This easter long weekend take note of our suggested pairings to create the most irresistible flavor combinations. The key to the perfect match is to pair similar intensities. Less intense flavoured chocolate pairs perfectly with light bodied wines. Whereas intense bittersweet flavours pair perfectly with more […]

Vintage 2022 -

Vintage 2022

21/01/2022 As wine producers this time of the year is like a game of poker, we are constantly gambling with the weather conditions. In November 2021 meteorologists declared a La Nina weather event, with the wettest spring in 10 years continuing into early summer. These cooler weather conditions have meant that this years vintage is […]

Wine Partners December Tasting Pack -

Wine Partners December Tasting Pack

The wine pack for this festive season includes a range of wines that are ideal for both cellaring and entertaining. If you would like to learn more about the vineyards, wines and purchase please click on the wines below to follow the link. McLeish Semillon 2021 McLeish Estate are one of the most awarded Semillon […]

Vintage Changes & Challenges - the craft of quality wines -

Vintage Changes & Challenges – the craft of quality wines

It’s the most exciting time of year for winemakers; seeing a long year of work culminate in grapes being snipped from the McLeish Estate vines as we start on our 34th vintage. Hand-harvesting is now underway, with our hard working pickers starting at daybreak to select the highest quality grapes from the canopy. This is […]

First Week of Vintage 2018 -

First Week of Vintage 2018

Vintage started this week with the first berries being harvest on the 16th of January. It is one of the earliest and driest seasons we have seen in the past two decades. The last of the rain fell in early spring providing great soil moisture and since then we have relied on our irrigation system […]

Vintage 2018 - Pre harvest Report -

Vintage 2018 – Pre harvest Report

With picking starting on January 16th with our estate Chardonnay, the McLeish vineyard team are experiencing one of the earliest vintages they have ever seen. The lead up has been busy, testing the grapes and maintaining the vineyards in anticipation for the kick off to Vintage 2018!   The growing season for the 2018 vintage followed a […]