Sapling Yard Wines

New South Wales | Canberra District

Our Review

Carla Rodegheiro and Andrew Bennett work full-time in the pharmaceutical clinical research and building industries, respectively. Carla started out as a microbiologist working as a locum in hospitals in Australia and London. While in London, she also worked evenings in a wine bar in Carnaby Street where she tasted a 1993 Mount Langi Ghiran Shiraz and vowed to one day make a wine of similar remarkable quality. In '97 she began a wine science degree at CSU, completing the last residential term in '04 (with 9-week-old daughter Mia in tow), having worked vintages in the Hunter Valley, Orange, Macedon Ranges and Willamette Valley, Oregon. In '08 Carla and Andrew planted a 1.2ha vineyard at Braidwood to pinot noir, riesling, pinot blanc and tempranillo but they also continue to source their best grapes from the Canberra District. -JAMES HALLIDAY


Pinot noir, gamay, chardonnay, riesling, shiraz, pinot gris

Cellar Door


Our cellar door offers small plates, cheese and charcuterie platters; bookings are only required for large groups.


Sat 11–4, Sun by appt

Details are correct at time of writing

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Sapling Yard
Winemaker Carla Rodeghiero, Malcolm Burdett
Viticulturalist Thomas Lefebvre
Region Canberra District
Address 23 Malbon St, Bungendore, NSW 2621
Established 2008
Dozens 2000
Vineyards (area) 1.2 ha
Opening Hours Sat 11–4, Sun by appt
Telephone 0410 770 894