The End of an Era - Howard Park Wines says Farewell to Director of Winemaker Janice McDonald

15th November 2021
After 10 brilliant years as Chief Winemaker and then Director of Winemaking, Janice McDonald will be moving on from Howard Park Wines this year. ⁠
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An Open Bottle | Owner Amy Burch

8th November 2021
With an eye for aesthetics and a strong, enduring connection to her Singaporean roots, owner Amy Burch is an enigmatic figure at Howard Park and it was with great delight we got to spend time with her in the very buildings she helped to design.
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An Open Bottle | Chief Viticulturalist Dave Botting

8th November 2021
Before the wine is made, the grapes are grown. We took a moment to chat with our Chief Viticulturalist Dave Botting to learn about his personal philosophy and delicate approach to growing grapes. the importance of long term sustainability, and the time that goes into producing the best fruit possible.
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An Open Bottle | Owner Jeff Burch

8th November 2021
If you've ever had the pleasure of spending a moment in Jeff Burch's presence you will know he is a deeply enigmatic man who loves to spin a yarn and tell you of everything from his childhood in Adelaide, his madcap idea to bring traditional method sparkling wine to West Australia, and everything in between.
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The Art of Sparkling

25th October 2021
As a signature ballet movement, the Jeté requires years of devotion and passion, to craft something that is seemingly effortless, elegant and refined. Howard Park's Jeté sparkling wine range is crafted with the same principles and made with 100% Western Australian fruit.
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An Open Bottle | Chief Winemaker Nic Bowen

7th October 2021
After a wild and fast paced 2021 vintage we managed to share a moment of unscripted reflection with our new Chief Winemaker Nic Bowen, and share a glass of wine as he spoke of his vision for the future at Howard Park , what learning under the esteemed winemaker Ed Carr was like and more.
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The Future is Sustainable at Howard Park

16th September 2021
"It’s about legacy and integrity – I’m determined to leave vineyards in a better state, a more sustainable state for the future generations." - Chief Viticulturist, Dave Botting.
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2021 Vintage Summary by Jeff Burch - Part 2

29th April 2021
Jeff Burch shares his thoughts on the recently completed 2021 vintage.
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2021 Vintage Summary by Jeff Burch - Part 1

15th April 2021
Delve into part one of Jeff Burch's summary of V21. This was a vintage that separated the professionals and the dedicated from the average or inexperienced viticulture teams.
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A Passion for Pinot

3rd March 2021
Pinot Noir was far from front of mind when Jeff and Amy Burch purchased their first Western Australian vineyards in Margaret River back in 1988. Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Shiraz were most promising for the region and they had little experience with Pinot Noir nor intention to add it to their wine portfolio, but not for long.
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Nic Bowen joins Howard Park as New Chief Winemaker

11th January 2021
Respected second generation winemaker, Nic Bowen returns to his West Australian roots after Howard Park brings onboard the rising star as their new Chief Winemaker.
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Interview with Max Mollan on the Great Southern vineyards

8th April 2020
An insight into the challenges of our Mount Barrow and Abercrombie vineyards from Great Southern Operations Manager Max Mollan.
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Janice McDonald on 2015 Grand Jeté

3rd April 2020
Howard Park's Chief Winemaker, Janice McDonald reveals why the magic of méthode traditionnelle wine is infectious.
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The Rosé Renaissance

18th March 2020
Rosé is having a renaissance of late, with pink wine gaining popularity amongst both consumers, wine afficiandos and makers.
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2020 Vintage Summary by Jeff Burch

4th March 2020
Howard Park owner Jeff Burch shares his overall perspective as we complete the superb and uniquely challenging 2020 vintage.
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Allingham Vineyard and its Chardonnay Clones

21st February 2020
A look at the three Chardonnay Clones Howard Park grows at the iconic Allingham vineyard in Margaret River.  
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Jeff Burch's Cellaring Tips

14th October 2019
We took the opportunity to speak with Jeff Burch about his personal wine collection, what he likes to cellar and any extra tips.
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Nature's Pirouette – Floral Art Installation

29th September 2019
Read about what inspired our floral sculpture - Nature's Pirouette that was suspended at our Margaret River Cellar Door for a limited period.
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How to Cellar Wine Without a Cellar

17th July 2019
Top tips for collecting and cellaring wine.  
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What does a 15 Year Old Riesling Taste Like?

7th May 2019
Ever wondered how a Riesling will evolve and taste after 15 years in the cellar? Or want to know how your cellared wines might be drinking? Well, one of our wine club members has done the hard work for you.
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The Only Constant is Change. The Evolution of Great Southern Riesling.

27th February 2019
Our Wine Club manager, David Stredwick, talks us through the evolution of Riesling as it ages.
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Oysters & Riesling – An Out of this World Flavour Combination

7th January 2019
Howard Park's David Stredwick explains why the combination of Oysters and Riesling is worth celebrating.
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Janice McDonald WINS Winemaker of the Year 2018

20th September 2018
Howard Park Chief Winemaker, Janice McDonald, wins Australia’s highest wine prize.
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The Vine Cycle at Howard Park

1st June 2018
Learn about the lifecycle of the grapevine at Howard Park, Western Australia.
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How to Open a Large Format Bottle

26th March 2018
Learn how to open a magnum and maintain composure with Howard Park's David Stredwick.
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Magnums of Wine: An Investment in the Future

12th March 2018
Howard Park are committed to bottling wines in Magnum because they are a smart choice for the wine connoisseur.
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