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Allan Scott Family Winemakers
Last updated 12:35 07/09/2012
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Timeless: Allan Scott’s cellar door was built in 1992 out of rammed earth, and two decades on still looks fantastic. Twelve mandarin trees line the garden path, but Twelve Trees restaurant was named for the walnut trees that run along the driveway, though their number have now dwindled
Family ties: Allan Scott marketing manager Victoria Scott says each family member has found a role within the company, and the next generation is getting used to the ropes early on.
Early days: Steps lead down to the cellar door, originally intended to be a barrel hall. Victoria remembers the early days when that area flooded, and her young siblings Josh (now the winemaker) and Sara (the viticulturist) swam in it.
Rustic charm: The interior is as rustic as the exterior, with exposed timber and Mexican terracotta tiles, some of which wear the imprint of animals that wandered by while they dried, including a slither of snakes and the footprints of a chicken.