Winter on the Farm

Winter on the Farm

It is mid winter on the farm, time to prune the sweet chestnut trees and get ready for the spring. Pruning is essential to allow us to get the harvest equipment into the orchard come autumn. The limbs are pruned using a chain saw and the wounds are sealed to stop...
Chestnut Ale is both Gold and Silver

Chestnut Ale is both Gold and Silver

Having two medals for our beer developed with Blackwood Brewery confirms our thinking that Chestnut Ale is the beer to drink. We first tasted chestnut ale in a little pub in Corsica and realized that this was one of the products we had to develop. To have the beer...
2017 Telstra WA Business Awards | Chestnut Brae

2017 Telstra WA Business Awards | Chestnut Brae

Nannup business Chestnut Brae is one of 22 finalists in this year’s Telstra WA Business Awards which will be announced on Friday. The theme for this year’s award was building a healthier and smarter future for Western Australians and businesses in the health and...
Chestnut Ale…an International Gold Medal Award Winner

Chestnut Ale…an International Gold Medal Award Winner

When we visited Corsica in 2014 to do our research on what could be done with chestnuts, John fell in love with the chestnut ale there and wanted to introduce chestnut ale to Australia. We have been working in partnership with the Blackwood Valley Brewing Company in...
Chestnut Fed Pork season is here again

Chestnut Fed Pork season is here again

Our first litter of chestnut fed pigs for this chestnut harvest season have now achieved their purpose and are now sweet chestnut fed pork. The pork is available from our farm and from the following leading restaurants – Heritage Brasserie, The Revely, The Old...