Vineyard visit creates quality beef

Check out why Benbrook beef is so great. This article was published for ‘Stock Journal’, by Jacinta Rose. FOR many vineyard owners, the prospect of cattle getting into their vines would be a nightmare, but for Macclesfield cattle producers and winemakers John and Margaret Struik, this practice is an important part of their farming program.…

Cabernet That Comes With Maximum Respect

Another great review in ‘The Adelaide Review’, in August 2013. Article by Charles Gent. John Struik really likes his Goat Track Shiraz, and so do a lot of other people. But the grape he really loves is Cabernet Sauvignon. Proprietor and vigneron of Bendbrook Wines, Struik confesses to a deep-seated admiration for the noble variety.…

Adelaide Hills Premium Wines – 2013 season news

The 2013 is looking favourable, at the moment. However we never take anything for granted as the weather has a way of the best made plans of farmers and winemakers. As Max Cooper from Coopers Beers commented during his 80th birthday speech               (his 10 commandments of business), “There is always one more idiot than you counted…

Georges on Waymouth- Adelaide

Top Bistro, modern Australian with Italian overtones. Trendy with slick service, fresh in season menu, all year, an extensive wine list with good selection Italian & French classy labels. Look online for daily fare. George, my wife tells me is “just georgeous”. www.georgesonwaymouth.com.au

Wildfire – Sydney

Meat grill icon of Sydney, Great location looking at the Opera House and Circular Quay. Open kitchen with wood fired BBQ,s. Great wine list, and extensive meat and seafood menu, most cooked on open fires. Lots of suits and long legged lookers, all overseen by a couple of Adelaide brothers who have a bent of…

Lord Nelson Hotel – Sydney

Top of the Rocks, corner Kent and Argyle St Sydney. Great atmosphere, Boutique Lord Nelson beer, fantastic grass fed beef Ribeye’s, all accompanied by an “out there” wine list. Look out for Blair, he might buy you a Three Sheets if you mention Bendbrook. If you can’t get our wines from a stockist email or…

Zucca

Holdfast Shores Marina- Adelaide Has to be the one of the best GREEK restaurants in Australia. 5 Star food, service and décor. Overlooking the foreshore at Glenelg. The best lamb spareribs in the world, bar none. www.zucca.com.au