Producer Profile


Karatta Wines is owned by David & Peg Woods, wine lovers who established their farm, Griffin Pastoral Company, in 1975. Today, they strive to craft wines that encapsulate their unique piece of ancient seabed soils, maritime winds, and cool temperatures. Their Robe vineyards are truly exceptional examples of Australian terroir located in Robe, a maritime sub-region of the Limestone Coast, half-way between Adelaide and Melbourne. -Little Peacock Imports

Where The Wines Come From


Robe, a coastal town located in South Australia's Limestone Coast wine region, is gaining recognition for its natural winemaking practices and unique terroir. Situated on the shores of Guichen Bay, Robe benefits from a maritime climate, with cool ocean breezes moderating temperatures during the growing season. Natural winemakers in Robe prioritize organic and biodynamic farming methods, eschewing chemical additives and pesticides in favor of sustainable vineyard practices. They cultivate a variety of grape varieties, including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay, with minimal intervention to produce wines that reflect the region's unique coastal influence and the purity of the fruit. Robe's natural wines are known for their freshness, vibrancy, and complexity, with Shiraz offering rich dark fruit flavors, Cabernet Sauvignon providing structure and depth, and Chardonnay showcasing crisp acidity and vibrant citrus notes. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Robe remains a hidden gem in the natural wine world, offering a taste of Australia's winemaking heritage and commitment to sustainability with every bottle.