Climate change seems to cause people who normally are reasoned and relaxed to become excited and argumentative.

There can be no doubt that the climate changed at Gembrook Hill in 2009, where extreme weather conditions became the norm.  Despite five continuous days over 40 degrees Celsius leading to the horrendous Black Saturday bushfires, our vineyard struggled bravely to survive without the assistance of irrigation. Perhaps for this reason our vines have established roots deep into the soil and looking for water; they managed to pull through in great shape. We were delighted to find that the wines turned out to show complexity and delicacy despite the heat.