Fleurieu Living Magazine

A hidden treasure

‘That was our cubby up there in the hayloft,’ David Hunt tells me, pointing behind us to the two-storey limestone building that is Ivybrook Farm’s new cellar door. We’re sitting in the shadow of the historic building sipping a glass of Ivybrook Farm Tempranillo, made from grapes grown in the valley just below. The view opens up before us; golden paddocks kissed with green by the first autumn rains, lush vineyards and a vast blue sky.

It’s a view that hasn’t changed in decades and almost everywhere I cast my eye, there are the fingerprints of David Hunt and his family. ‘My Mum and

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