Alex Retief Winemaker

Sydney's only urban winery is moving to Moore Park

Urban Winery Sydney is on the move. Winemaker Alex Retief is trading in his St Peter's digs for a space in Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter, with the new venue set to open mid-April.
Urban Winery Sydney

Urban Winery Sydney Finds a New Home

After a relocation from the inner west suburb of St Peters, Sydney’s first true urban winery – fittingly called Urban Winery Sydney – is creating and showcasing wines in the most unlikely of locations.

Why urban wines and backyard vineyards are a growth industry

It's summer and the young riesling and pinot noir plants are flourishing, some with healthy emerald green leaves, some with tender new buds.
Alex Retief Winemaker

Australia's largest urban winery to move to Moore Park

Winemaker Alex Retief is moving his winery lock, stock and barrel. If that doesn't sound equal parts difficult and unusual enough, he's relocating it next to the dance studio at Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter.
Wine Bar at Urban Winery Sydney

Fantastic February at Urban Winery Sydney

We have a huge year planned in Urban Winery Sydney and hope you can all be part of it in some form. Most importantly, this vintage is shaping up to be a pretty excellent year.
A.Retief Wines at Urban Winery Sydney

Summer time & wine at Urban Winery Sydney

It couldn’t be much steamier tonight, and we’re kicking back after the storm with the new 2016 A.Retief Rose: light cherry, strawberry on the nose, and the usual dry style.
Soft Seating at Urban Winery Sydney Wine Bar

November Events - Urban Winery Sydney

The year seems to be steaming toward the finish line like Usain Bolt! (I was going to say like the Australian cricket team and then we faltered….)
Event Space at Urban Winery Sydney

Studio Neon Lunch

On Monday we held an A.Retief new vintage release in the winery for journalists and sommeliers with a sneak peak of Aaron Teece’s menu for Sunday.
Alex Retief at Urban Winery Sydney

New Release A.Retief Wines

I am very pleased to announce the release of three new A.Retief reds from the terrific 2015 vintage and to celebrate, anyone who buys a mixed case, goes in the draw to win.
Greg Finn

Abalone Sea Urchin Turban Shell Producer Evening

Normally I wouldn’t send out e-mails so close together, but after the brilliance of last nights Producer Evening with Pepe Saya, I really wanted to give you the heads up on the next one.