When owner and winemaker Michael Dhillon asked me up to visit Bindi I didn’t hesitate in saying yes. Offers like this don’t come around often and Bindi is one of my most favourite producers in Australia.
After arriving too early meaning I had to kill time in Gisbourne and then flying past the entrance, apparently being the only place with a massive stone fence with a ‘Bindi’ plaque set in it is a bit too subtle for me, I finally caught up with Michael.
The initial thing that struck me was how small the vineyard is. I can’t believe that vineyard could possibly satisfy demand! Michael took me for a walk through the vineyard and chatted about the age of the soils, the make up and the issues of frost on the lower parts. We then had a look