Celebrate International Pinot Noir Day

The 18th of August marks International Pinot Noir Day, a time to pay homage to one of the world’s most popular wine grapes and a favourite varietal here at Rochford Wines. Originating centuries ago from the revered Burgundy wine region in France, Pinot Noir takes its name from the French words for “pine” and “black”,

Why we love the Upper Yarra

We shine the spotlight on one of the Yarra Valley’s most important subregions and our wines that come from this special area. It’s higher, cooler and has some of the valley’s most loved vineyards. Don’t be confused by it’s name though, as the Upper Yarra is actually in the south. This subregion adds a lot


The Premier Release

Meet the 2019 vintage of our Premier Pinot Noir and Premier Chardonnay, and the winemaker, Kaspar Hermann, who is responsible for them. The 2019 release of the Premier range of wines from Rochford holds a very special meaning for winemaker Kaspar Hermann. They mark his first vintage at Rochford in the Yarra Valley, and he

Isabella’s Vineyard

Get to know one of our Yarra Valley sites, Isabella’s Vineyard, and the wines that make up the range.  It’s something that constantly comes up when we talk about extra-special wines: they speak of their place. Some call it terroir, others call it provenance; either way, when you drink a single vineyard wine, there’s a

Rochford Single Vineyard New Release Showcase

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience with Chief Winemaker Kaspar Hermann and Cellar Door Manager John Bright. These four individual and distinctive Single Vineyard Release Experiences are the perfect opportunity for a lover of wines to understand more about the terroir of specific single vineyard sites and the wines that come from these totally