Pinot Palooza

PINOT PALOOZA!!!!! Ray-Monde Deux will be at Pinot Palooza Melbourne 7th Oct and Sydney 8th Oct. Quote PPRAYMONDE17 to receive a 20% discount on entry to the event. We will be pouring Ray-Monde Deux Pinot Noir, Rose and our new "Blue Devil" Sparkling Rose....visit us!!!! For more information visit www.pinotpalooza.com.au It is…

Spring 2017

Ray-Monde Deux Produce Newsletter Lamb is on the menu, with the hint of spring in the air, thoughts turn to "succulent melt in the mouth" lamb and cheeky crisp Sparkling Rose.The perfect segue.........we would like to introduce our sparkling "Blue Devil" Blue Devil Our Sparkling Rose has been 18months in the making. We…

delicious!

We are thrilled to be state winners at the 2017 delicious PRODUCE AWARDS - Ray-Monde Deux Dry Aged Mutton. Ryelands The breed is white-faced, polled, and is a small to medium sized frame. They are bred for the purpose of meat production and are popular in the UK where marbled lamb…

What to do with beef

Cuts in our beef packs represent the percentage of cuts over the animal. Most people will not realise 30-40% of meat ends up as mince, approximately 10-15% will be our favourite steak cuts (prime cuts) of porterhouse, ribeye, eye fillet, rump and the remaining 45-60% are secondary cuts that require a…

Humane weighing

Whenever we are selecting animals to go off to the abattoir, we want to make sure that they are in top condition. One way we ensure quality meat produce is to actually weigh our animals so that we can collect longitudinal data as they grow. We can also use this information…

Labelling fun

We’ve been busy labelling our new wine releases over the last couple of weekends. We have a very nifty little hand-held machine that helps us, although we stop and check that the levels are correct every dozen bottles or so. Quality control is important! Here are some pictures of our…

(Finally!) A wet spring

So, it’s been a little while since my last post about the El Nino season. We endured a difficult summer where we crossed our fingers for a storm and danced many rain dances. Here are some pictures that show just how dry we were in December, at the beginning of…

How we deal with El Nino

We’ve been hearing many reports about the Godzilla El Nino that’s hit us this season. In fact, we don’t need to turn on the radio or TV to know that we’re in the middle of a very difficult season. A look outside at the dried-off paddocks and the cloudless sky…