Articles Tagged 'Magill Estate'

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective. Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that. I only published [ read more ]

Hogsheads

This is the famous Cellar 20 in the Penfolds winery at Magill Estate, Adelaide. On the left are 30 hogsheads (300-litre oak barrels) of Grange 2013, which is undergoing barrel maturation in Quercus alba (American oak). On the right are American oak barrels containing Bin 389 cabernet shiraz.  These barrels were used for the 2012 [ read more ]

Cellar 20

This is the famous tunnel at the end of Cellar 20, sitting 15 or so metres underneath the Penfolds Magill Estate winery in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide. This cellar contains thousands of bottles of premium Penfolds wines along the sides, as well as wooden display cases at the end of the tunnel, which exhibit [ read more ]

Penfolds Magill Estate Winery

During a trip to Adelaide this week, we visited the famous Penfolds Magill Estate winery in Magill, 10km east of Adelaide. Here is a view from outside: While photography is one of my loves in life, so is wine, and Penfolds produces some of my favourite red wines. During this visit, we were given a [ read more ]