Good grapes make great Wine Any good wine maker will tell you, the secret to good wine is good vineyard practice and good grapes. Barmera based, Ricca Terra Farms is quickly building a reputation for growing super premium wine grapes for some of Australia’s leading artisan winemakers. Named the ABC Horticulturists and ASVO viticulturists of the year in 2013, the Ricca Terra Farms winemaker’s have had a golden period over the past couple of months. Coonawarra winemaker Sue Bell has created a Nero d’Avola rosé from grapes grown by Ricca Terra Farms. In two wine shows the Bellwether Nero d’Avola rosé has won two gold medals and one trophy. According to wine writer Huon Hooke, the Bellwether Nero d’Avola rosé is one of the best Australian rosé wine you can find!