Latitude 34 Wine Co's St Johns Brook Vineyard and Winery is located in the Margaret River region provides the finest fruit for our Single Vineyard and Reserve range of wines.
Our name Latitude 34 is a tribute to the geographical location as well as the early maritime explorers and traders who passed by our corner of the world centuries ago. Bounded by oceans on three sides, our wine appellations experience a distinct Mediterranean climate with unique maritime conditions, and often likened to the Bordeaux region.
We are proud of our many awards and accolades that we have achieved around the world. We make awesome wines from our 120 hectares of vineyards located in the Margaret River and Blackwood Valley wine regions.
Our St Johns Brook is a significant vineyard of 37 hectares located in the northern heartland of the Margaret River wine region. St Johns Brook is a mature vineyard established in 1998. Since 2013 we have employed no herbicide practice, low chemical inputs where possible, and implemented our own sustainable composting programme.??Varieties planted are all on original rootstock with the key French varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.
Our Head Winemaker at St Johns Brook Winery is Craig Newton. Craig learnt his craft at the well respected Charles Sturt University, and started his career as a Cellar Hand at Sandalford Wines under renowned winemaker Bill Crappsley. Having gained extensive knowledge in wine production, wine chemistry and laboratory practices, Craig set himself the goal of attaining the role of Winemaker. Craig became Assistant Winemaker at Swanbrook Estate Wines and progressed to Senior Winemaker at Oakover Wines, where he was an integral part in the establishment of the winery. During his time at Oakover, he was responsible for the production of numerous gold medal and trophy winning wines including the Clockwork Cabernet Merlot, which was a runner up for the prestigious 2007 Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy.
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