12th February 2014
Founded in 1998, Sittella is one of Western Australia’s newest, privately owned wineries. Owners Simon and Maaike Berns have the support of an enthusiastic team of professionals to create and produce high quality traditional wine styles, from both their own and contract vineyards throughout the Swan Valley and Margaret River Region. The winery is named after a small Australian bird, the Sittella, which abounds in the nearby tree-lined Swan River.
Nestled among the vines on a gently winding road near the upper reaches of the Swan River lies the Sittella winery & restaurant, a jewel of the historic Swan Valley.
In this tranquil setting with valley and vineyard views from the verandah, visitors are invited to enjoy fine food and award winning wines.Take the time-out for a relaxing visit to Sittella Winery in the heart of the picturesque Swan Valley, a leisurely 30 minute drive from Perth City.
Located in the Swan Valley, on a stretch of fertile land 20 km north-east of Perth. In this upper river district, with the Darling Ranges to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west, the warm Mediterranean style climate provides steady winter rainfall and hot, dry summers which produce grapes of wonderful flavour, richness, balance and style. The water supply is a trickle system using bore water. Verdelho, Chardonnay, Shiraz, vines grow over a 5 hectare allotment on rich alluvial sandy loam soils (3 hectares under vine). Recent plantings also include Tempranillo, and Petit Verdot.
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