A look back into our past


Mike Fitzpatrick’s interest in wine begin’s on the quaintly named Squitchey Lane in Oxford, England, where he lived while studying at Oxford University


Vines are planted on the site that is to become Squitchy Lane Vineyards.


Mike and Helen purchase the future home of Squitchy Lane


Mike engages a winemaking team to begin producing wines under the Squitchy Lane label. In previous years the harvest had been sold off to other wineries in the area including amongst others Coldstream Hills.


The old tractor shed that had served as a makeshift cellar door gets a facelift which is what you see today.


2015 Cabernet Sauvignon wins the Best Cabernet Sauvignon trophy at the Victorian Wine Show.


2018 Cabernet Sauvignon steals the show at the Yarra Valley Wine Show, winning 4 trophies including;

  • Best Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Best Red Wine
  • Best Single Estate Wine
  • Champion Wine of Show


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