Churchview Estate an Organic Winery in the Margaret River Region
Churchview Estate is a family-owned winery located in the Margaret River region. The winemakers at Churchview Estate understand the value of viticulture and the science that goes into superb vine cultivation. The winery prioritizes organic principles and treats the environment with respect and care. In the last fifteen years, workers at the winery have put considerable work into converting their production facility to a fully organic winery. There is absolutely no use of chemicals or fertilizers in their vineyards.
Churchview Estate carries out regular soil analysis to check whether there is an adequate supply of nutrients in their grounds.
The Vineyards are Spread Over an Area of 56 Hectares
Nutrient replenishment in the soils remains a focus at Churchview Estate so that healthy, high-quality grapes are grown. The microclimate, soil, rainfall, and temperature in their vineyards are perfect for vine cultivation. Harvesting times generally starts in middle February for white varieties in this southern hemisphere region, and in April for most red grape varieties. The vineyards are spread over an area of 56 hectares, and they grow more grape types on a single vineyard than any other Margaret River vineyard. The main varieties are Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Marsanne, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Riesling, Merlot, Grenache, Malbec, Zinfandel, Petit Verdot, and Mourvedre. The best grapes at Churchview Estate help in producing their famous red, white, rosé, and fortified wines.
The Winemaker is Highly Attentive to Each Process
The winemaker, Dave Longden, gives extra care and attention to each process, starting with harvesting, crushing, filtration, fermentation, aging, and bottling. The wines reflect the quality of their region and their hard work and commitment to excellent winemaking.