Well this was a little bit exciting! Or in Dr Horkey’s words “just exceptional”😊🥂 We love a good blind tasting competition, especially a blind tasting hosted by one of our favourite wine reviewers, Dr. Matthew Horkey! If you haven’t been introduced to Dr. Matthew Horkey, here is a little background. He is a wine writer, […]
One of our Co-Owners, Jane Richards and her unusual backstory, was the topic of conversation on a recent Radio Show. Steve Davis of Talked about Marketing tells of Jane’s in what he calls an “intriguing background story of yet another South Australian small business person” . Steve and Jane Richards met some years ago in […]
We are so excited to share with you that our Eight at the Gate Cabernet Shiraz is starring in the new Stan series Wolf Like Me! The kids are super excited about our theatrical debut, and some eagle-eyed followers on social media have also spotted it! In all honesty, we think it’s totally awesome! Wolf […]
Meet James the Wine Guy, aka James Melendez. He loves love wine and business. Obsessed with the subject, the art, the history, the sciences, organization management, and making things less complex James has been writing about wine since November 2006 and as a result has over 2,890 wine videos on his YouTube channel, James the […]
Including the word family in a winery’s name is the most direct way to indicate the enterprise is a family operation, but it’s certainly not the most creative way to do so. Eight at the Gate, however, might be the smartest way I’ve seen to include family in a winery’s name. How is that you […]
27th October 2021 Two trophies for SA’s Wrattonbully at Limestone Coast Wine Show A boutique Wrattonbully producer has taken on the industry big guns, collecting two major trophies at the Limestone Coast Wine Show. The family-owned Eight at the Gate Wines’ 2019 Family Selection Chardonnay won the Pam Dunsford Trophy for Best Chardonnay and […]
Get to know Jane a little better with a personal interview by lifestyle writer Trudy Oram from The Advertiser, 25 Dec 2018.
Mary, aka Perth Wine Girl has done a nice piece in her latest newsletter on us. She has also done a review of our Family Selection Shiraz ????????. Her newsletter is great and well worth signing up to. Eight at the Gate Winery
Jane had a chat this month with Creative Little Soul. They are a digital agency from Melbourne. They chatted about the wine business, family and the twists and turns that can sometimes be thrown your way! Meet Jane Richards from Eight at the Gate Wines
Jane talks with Anna Davidson from the Uk on the Your Freedom Podcast. They talk about how the family navigated a few years of challenges. The end result is the silver lining that is now our business.