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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