Cassegrain Wines have been in the wine business in Australia for 40 years, however the Cassegrain family's wine history dates back to 1643 in France. John Cassegrain's family came to Australia in 1951 but it wasn't until 1980 that they established their winery. By this stage, wineries had long been established in areas like the Hunter Valley, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare, Margaret River, and Yarra Valley. But the Cassegrain's didn't gravitate to these well known tried and tested regions. They were immediately attracted to the Hastings River region where the temperate maritime climate is ideally suited to the production of soft and elegant table wines. Three decades later, alongside their sons Alex and Philippe, Cassegrain Wines have enjoyed much success and have become known for their award-winning wines.
Cassegrain Wines' philosphy is the marriage of traditional French winemaking methods with modern Australian technology, an innovative approach that gives them a unique point of difference. Sourcing grapes from multiple regional sites across Australia, they produce soft and elegrant expressions of varieties such as Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Semillon.
Cassegrain cellar door
The Cassegrain Winery is located on the Pacific Highway, just south of Port Macquarie on the New South Wales mid-north coast. Situated on the working winery, their cellar door offers a range of tasting experiences and tours for guests to enjoy.
Did you know...
"Bucher" (pronounced 'booker') is the winery dog. She is named after a world leader in innovative wine processing machinery.