Settlers Ridge Organic Winery

by Donna

Donna Says

I haven't had a good chance to look around your website, I actually found it while looking for a pesto recipe would you believe.

I wanted to tell you about a little winery in Cowaramup WA that you may not have heard of. Settlers Ridge Organic Wines. They do some lovely organic wines, and some preservative free as well, and they include in their range, Sangiovese, Chenin Blanc and Malbec. I think the owners were talking about introducing some more old varietals as well sometime in the future.

My partner and I have both worked for them, and we cannot get enough of their Pure Red, (organic, preservative free shiraz), but your site caught my eye, and I thought you might like to investigate another little winery who put their heart and soul into their product.

Darby Says

Yes Donna, I visited Settlers Ridge in 2006. Unfortunately I don't get to WA often enough.

I'm not surprised that you found my site via the Pesto recipe. I get lots of visitors coming in through my recipe pages, pesto, salsa verde, marinated mushrooms and the like.

Thanks for the comment, the strength and joy of The Aussie wine industry is it's small producers and those of us who know about them should talk them up as often as we can. Otherwise we will all drown is a lake of bland, made for supermarket wines.

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