The yellow flowers of a wattle-fringed driveway lead to a white wooden gate opening out to the Brodie winery and cellar door. Rove, the white English pointer, and Thomas, the British blue shorthair cat, will run out to eagerly greet you and lead you past the pretty white rotunda on the lawn and up to the bright, airy tasting room.
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Owned by James and Ann Brodie (whose paintings adorn the tasting room walls), the vines were planted in 2001 and have never been irrigated. “The ground gets wet in winter and slowly dries out. When the vines start to stress a bit, then it’s time to pick,” James reckons.
Inject some fizz with a sip of the methode traditionnelle and the Provence-style Angel’s Sigh Rosé. The Brodie Estate Pinot Noir is elegant and spicy.
Carpeting the front of the property is a large olive grove – you can buy the oils on site. Local cheese platters are available in summer.