Minimal intervention grape-growing & winemaking.
Who am I?
my name is Matt Aulich and I started Blood Moon Wines in 2014 with a couple of mates. in 2019 I went solo.
This is kind of oversimplifying it, but I come at winemaking from two angles:
One, I really get a kick out of flavours and aromas. the wine offers a vast spectrum, both in its final bottled form and along the way, from fresh grapes to ferments and barrels. then there’s texture… this is a primal sensory experience, but infinitely nuanced.
Two, the mortal coil is beyond wonderful, but at times, let’s face it, it can be a tough gig. it can be awful. it can be boring. sometimes people want something that harmonises with the good times; sometimes we need to jazz it up, or just to ease the furrowed brow. I try to provide that. in moderation. or not.
I grow grapes in Sunbury and the diamond valley and I source other fruit from responsible growers all over victoria. I’m equally happy working with the traditional french varietals and a suite of Italians. the latter are often well adapted to our hotter, dryer farming conditions.
I try to make wines that are expressive of time and place, which is where a less-is-more approach in the winery comes in.
I believe that everyone should be able to buy good wine. assuming you think mine is good, I try to keep it affordable for you.