A brief history and evolution of Rockcliffe Winery

Award-winning Rockcliffe Winery originates from geologist Dr Steve Hall’s search for opportunities beyond the oil and gas industry that had sent him on global journeys of discovery. When an opportunity arose in 2002 to buy a 40ha vineyard – the quaintly titled Matilda’s Meadow in Denmark, 420km south of Perth – he saw a bargain. […] Read More

Rockcliffe wines served in Singapore

One of the finest moments in Rockcliffe Winery’s brief history arrived on the evening of September 18 at a dinner in the residence of the Australian High Commissioner in Singapore. There, Rockcliffe wines from Western Australia was served exclusively to 65 dignitaries including executives, business leaders and Singapore Government ministers and officials. Yet the proudest […] Read More

Why do wine barrels have pink stripes?

Look around Rockcliffe Winery and you will see barrels of wine bearing a pink stripe around the middle. According to winery owner Dr Steve Hall, the colouring is for a good reason, steeped in antiquity. “It’s based on a system used in Bordeaux in France and it tells us the barrel holds red wine, not […] Read More