McLaren Vale, SA
Gemtree is dedicated to growing better wine, naturally. With minimal intervention in the winemaking process and a more environmentally conscious farming system, Gemtree produces wines which are powerful, concentrated, and express the true characteristics of each grape variety and the region.
In the heart of their vineyards is the sustainable Gemtree Cellar Door and Wetlands Ecotrail – a haven for frogs, birds & animals with six interlinking dams and 50,000 native trees planted over 10 hectares.Dynamic duo Mike Brown, Chief Winemaker, and wife Melissa Brown, Biodynamic Viticulturalist, work together to grow the award winning Gemtree Wines. Winegrowers for more than 30 years, Gemtree Wines now own 328 acres of biodynamic and organic vineyards in McLaren Vale and have been awarded 5 stars Winery recognition by James Halliday for six years in a row.
The award-winning wines including Uncut Shiraz, Luna Roja Tempranillo, Moonstone Savagnin and Obsidian Shiraz are produced from the certified organic Gemtree vines which are also farmed using biodynamic practices.
Winemaker: Mike Brown