Timo Mayer

Negociants USA

A hip little winery in the Yarra Valley messing around with 100% wholebunch.

Timo Mayer grew up in Germany, where his family have been making wine for over 400 years. He moved to Australia and studied winemaking at Wagga Wagga, before working at De Bortoli and Gembrook in the Yarra Valley and establishing Mayer Wines in 2000. Having made his name with elegant, innovative Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, he’s recently started experimenting with varieties like Nebbiolo and Gamay, and continues to lead the charge for elegant, complex wines that reflect the Yarra Valley’s cool climate.

 

Location of Vineyard

Timo and his wife, Rhonda, planted a 2.4 hectare vineyard on a slope, which they named Bloody Hill ‘because it was bloody steep!’. Ideally located in the center of the Yarra Valley.

Winemaking Philosophy

Bring back the funk!

Timo Mayer is a hip little winery that produces hand crafted, single vineyard wines. They believe that wines are made in the vineyard and therefore try to interfere with the natural winemaking process as little as possible. All of their wines are unfined and unfiltered to reflect the true expression of the land.

 

Wine

from Timo Mayer

Bloody Hill Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

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Cabernet

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Chardonnay

Chardonnay & Pinot Noir-based Blends

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Close Planted Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

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Doktor Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

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Gamay

Gamay & Gamay-based Blends

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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo

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Syrah

Syrah/Shiraz & Syrah/Shiraz-based Blends

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