• DILWORTH and ALLAIN

  • 2019 Cope-Williams Vineyard Chardonnay and 2019 Doug's Vineyard Pinot Noir are now available for purchase!

     

     

    Some of Loïque's limited edition prints are also available. "My art practice is an exploration of linocuts and the environment that surrounds me. I have developed a way of weaving myself into the landscape through the processes of carving lino and walking regularly in the landscape. The movement of walking and passing through these spaces has influenced the way I carve the lino".

    Bush life
    Bush life
    300.00
    handprinted linocut on Kozo paper, 50 x 94cm, 2020, varied edition of 100, $300
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    My Black Artichoke Heart
    My Black Artichoke Heart
    950.00
    handprinted linocut on Kozo paper, 94 x 50cm, 2020, edition of 10, $950
    Inspired by G.W Bot and all the wild Artichoke fields
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    My Blue Artichoke Heart
    My Blue Artichoke Heart
    950.00
    handprinted linocut on Kozo paper, 94 x 50cm, 2020, edition of 10, $950
    Inspired by G.W Bot and all the beautiful wild artichoke feilds
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    Hanging Rock
    Hanging Rock
    750.00
    Handprinted linocut on Kozo paper, 70 x 37cm, 2020, edition of 10,
    $750 unframed
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    Clifton Beach
    Clifton Beach
    950.00
    linocut on Somerset Paper, 80 x100cm, 2015, edition of 4,
    $950 unframed
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    Calanque de Morgiou
    Calanque de Morgiou
    2,800.00
    linocut on Somerset paper, 165 x 102cm, 2015, edition of 3,
    $2800 unframed
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    Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake 2
    Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake 2
    950.00
    handprinted linocut on Kozo paper, 95 x 39cm, edition of 10, 2019
    $950 unframed

    The Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake series is homage to the late Mavis Ngallametta. Mavis has been a great inspiration in my life and art practice.
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    Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake
    Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake
    2,800.00
    Linocut on Somerset paper, 115 x 140cm, 2019, edition of 3,
    $800 unframed

    The Waterlilies at Jubilee Lake series is homage to the late Mavis Ngallametta. Mavis has been a great inspiration in my life and art practice.
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    2019 Cope-Williams Vineyard  Chardonnay Macedon Ranges 750mL $50 and 1500mL $100
    2019 Cope-Williams Vineyard Chardonnay Macedon Ranges 750mL $50 and 1500mL $100
    50.00 - 100.00
    This vineyard was planted by Gordon Cope-Williams and is situated at 560m elevation. Cool climate growing conditions is the notion.
    Hand picked and whole bunch pressed the juice is fermented in barriques where the wine remains on lees for 12 months. Followed by 4 months in tank settling, bottled unfiltered and unfined.
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    2019 Doug's Vineyard Pinot Noir Macedon Ranges 750mL $50 and 1500mL $100
    2019 Doug's Vineyard Pinot Noir Macedon Ranges 750mL $50 and 1500mL $100
    50.00 - 100.00
    Grown in Rocky Red Basalt. Whole bunches in the mix. 12 months maturation in barrel. 4 months in tank settling. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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  • Winners of the Young Gun Wine Award and Best New Act in 2020

    Chris Dilworth and Loique Allain have created a small negociant business. We currently work with three different vineyards in the Macedon Ranges, two of these we work in ourselves, making approximately 350-400 doz per year.
    We moved to Hepburn in the beginning of 2017 and have always felt a strong connection to this region having visited for more than 10 years. We admire the fact that it is one of Australia's true cool climates with a huge amount of potential.
     

    Chris was born into the world of hospitality, growing up in his parent’s restaurant in Sydney. At the age of 9 his family moved from the city to a farm in Belford, which is located in the Hunter Valley where his parent’s grew citrus and stone fruit with a 1 acre plot of Shiraz and Muscat. His first job out of high school was picking grapes followed by a job working front of house at 'Robert’s restaurant' in Pokolbin. This along with stints at restaurants in Sydney, London and Melbourne provoked him to seek out and learn more about the production side of things.

    Chris had his first vintage experience in 2007 and the following year he started a Viticulture and Winemaking degree at the University of Adelaide which he finished in 2011. Throughout his studies Chris worked for Dean Hewitson in the Barossa Valley. Following this he has worked for Castello dei Rampolla in Tuscany, Dominique Lafon in both the Macon and Meursault and Morilla Estate in Tasmania, along with vintage experiences in the Mornigton Peninsula, McLaren Vale, Hunter Valley and Adelaide Hills.

     

    Loique grew up in the Adelaide Hills before her family moved to Victor Harbor as a young teen. Loique is an artist, primarily focusing on printmaking she completed her Honors in Fine Arts at the University of Tasmania in 2015. Prior to this she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Adelaide. Her parents are also artist’s and have a strong commitment and focus on working with Australian Indigenous artist’s, which has been influential to Loique’s lived and working experiences.

    Wine has always been appealing to Loique, but living in Italy and France and continuing her own artistic journey was when she developed a strong passion for wine. The experiences of being invited into different Domaines and being welcomed as close friends and shown how people live their lives through wine was moving for her. In Burgundy Loique worked with Paul Pillot for the growing season in the vineyard and continued into the winery for the harvest, at the same time she also worked at Domaine Bernard van Berg in Meursault. She has also worked in the Mclaren Vale for a vintage.

     

    We are inspired by the living culture of wine and the art of fermentation and its rich history throughout different cultures. Our lived travelling experiences both in Australia and Europe has been formative to the way we live our lives and make our wines.

     

    Chris works with Owen Latta at Eastern Peake as a winemaker and also in the vineyard and this is where we make our wines. Owen and his families generosity has been instrumental to our small business growing and succeeding.