Bottling Time!

Excellent news! At last, after a few supply chain delays due to border closures, we have completed the bottling of our new sweet mead! The capsules are on the bottles and the labels will be arriving soon (we hope!!!).

Power to the People! (and the Meadmaker and Potter!)

Some good news in the midst of all the uncertainty that hangs over most businesses these days! Recently our winery and pottery equipment – especially the new electric kiln we installed last year – has been really struggling with low voltage from aging local infrastructure. Luckily our energy supplier was very helpful (yes, this is…

Update re cellar door hours

Due to the currently escalating risk from the corona virus pandemic, we are now, regretfully, ceasing over-the-counter cellar door sales for the time being.  Our meads and wines continue to be available for purchase online here on our website, or from our page on Australia Post’s ‘virtual farmer’s market’ site, ”Farmhouse” at https://www.farmhousedirect.com.au/theoldschoolwinery. You can…

Rain at last!!!

Autumn has arrived in Womboota with a very welcome 65mm of beautiful steady, soaking rain! It has filled our smallest dam and washed the dust off the sheep & the saltbush! The cool, refreshing weather is perfect for getting outdoors to do some repairs and renovation to our front fence and gateway. Just enough time…