LIFE

The Tomfoolery adventure began in the sweltering heat of 2004 harvest between best mates Ben Chipman, Toby Yap and a tonne of old vine Shiraz. With some generous assistance from friends the fruit was picked, destemmed and basket pressed to produce the first ‘Artful Dodger’ Shiraz.

Over the following vintages the boys expanded their production to include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Eden Valley Riesling while also acquiring their third business partner and close mate, Christian Canute.

The Tomfoolery
winemaking philosophy is simple small parcels of fruit hand crafted through a simple and relatively non-interventional approach with the aim to truly reflect the individual characteristics of the vineyard and variety. Most importantly Tomfoolery is about having good times with good friends.

Products:
Artful Dodger – Shiraz
Dust Up – Cabernet – Sauvignon
Monkey Business – Cabernet Franc
Skullduggery – Shiraz/Mataro
Son of a Gun – Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz
Trouble & Strife – Cabernet Franc Rose
High Cotton – Viognier
Cut & Run – Late Picked Riesling

Tomfoolery on Facebook

Stumble It!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s