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Mt Yengo was created to bring the values of the First Nations People of Australia and fuse them with the technology and quality from our newest inhabitants to create not only a company or a brand but a community. A community that values bridging the cultural divide, instilling cultural understanding, embracing reconciliation and diversity. Providing a unique social outcome by giving back to assist in "Closing the Gap" Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians I invite you to join this innovative and forward thinking community and make a statement to thew world. As one we are weak but together we are strong. Embrace the changed delivered in every bottle.
* 25c Royalty from every bottle sale is passed on to the Artist whose art adorns the bottle.
*In line with its passion for producing the finest quality wine, Mt Yengo is also donating 25c from each bottle sale to the National Indigenous Culinary Institute
The National Indigenous Culinary Institute (NICI) is an industry inspired and initiated program of national significance to create highly skilled Indigenous chefs. NICI offers elite training and experience for aspiring Indigenous chefs who will be trained and mentored by Australia’s top chefs at host restaurants from Rockpool Bar and Grill, Bistro Guillaume, Catalina, Aria, The European, Movida, The Dolphin Hotel, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar and more in Sydney and Melbourne. Originally designed by Neil Perry, Guillaume Brahimi, Michael McMahon, Jill Dupleix, Terry Durack and Barry McDonald, NICI’s program combines unique on‐the‐job training with a contemporary industry designed qualification. Our trainee chef program aims to produce a group of chefs trained in Australia’s top restaurants who will be role models and leaders for up and coming Indigenous trainees.
Aboriginal Artist A. Professor Wayne Quilliam is one of Australia's pre-eminent artists, curators and cultural advisors working on the International scene. His award winning career includes the coveted NAIDOC Aboriginal Artist of the year, Human Rights and Walkley Awards and numerous Art honours. He has created and curated over 300 exhibitions throughout the world and continues to explore new artistic practices to share Indigenous Culture. "My work in its purest essence is the evolution of spiritual connection in a contemporary world. Mother Earth is a living, breathing entity that inhales and exhales with us, she has a heart and a spirit that sings songs for those who know how to listen". "Inspiration for those artworks come from the Traditional people of the land, their stories and experiences, their laughter and tears form the completed art".Read More
This is not just a wine with a good story it's an extraordinary wine with an extraordinary and powerful story. Mt Yengo Shiraz has graced our table for two years now, it stands up against wines that come in at twice the price and always becomes the major talking point when we serve it to our guests.
"Don’t think, just order" The South Australia Shiraz pairs perfectly with quality steak. Very rare to see such a celebration of wine connecting Indigenous and non Indigenous Aussies.