The Prendergast family have been locals in Moffatdale village since early 1990s.  Their establishment, Dusty Hill vineyard borders the fringes of Lake Barambah, aka Bjelke-Petersen Dam, and back into the nearby ridges which support the north-south rows of grap vines.

Today, there is a new beginning for Dusty Hill vineyard.

Despite the first harvest of grapes int he 1999, that inaugural wine production happened nearby in a large winery.  From 2014, Joe Prendergast and his winemake Nick Pesudovs have commissioned a new winery directly on the property in the true concept of estate production-grown, made, bottled and sold on an dfrom the property to keen the connection.

When I asked Joe to describe the vineyard’s origin his reply was …   Read article

By Peter-Scudamore-Smith, Master of Wine
Published in Queensland Smart Farmer, Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

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