"We want the general public to leave the property resonating with a quintessential Victorian coastal experience of engaging with an established vineyard that's celebrated by significant local and international arts and culture," Jolson principal Stephen Jolson says.For all the grand scale of Point Leo, it's the little things that speak volumes about it: the fact those who just want to see the sculpture park can do so for $10, with no obligation to buy or eat anything. It seems the growing question for cellar-door enthusiasts worldwide isn't just "red or white?"
"In late October, Australia will take its rightful place in the Vine Art Movement when Melbourne's Gandel family of Chadstone Shopping Centre fame opens its private property, Point Leo Estate, to the public.Spread over 135 hectares, 20 hectares of which are under vines, it is located on the south-eastern tip of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, a 90-minute drive from Melbourne Airport.Point Leo Estate has been in the Gandel family for almost 25 years. There will also be picnic hampers and sandwiches boxes. The moves are consistent with Warren Buffett's "extremely cautious" outlook, said University of Maryland finance professor David Kass.For the week, the S&P 500 rose 0.6 per cent, the Dow added 1.8 per cent and the Nasdaq gained 0.1 per cent.The virus data has always been unclear, and in the US, it's increasingly become intertwined with the November presidential election.The image from the Event Horizon telescopes had an artistry that could make all scientific communication more inclusive, experts say.Novelist John Boyne's Google search may have left him red-faced, but many great authors have got it wrong.Indigenous Australians discovered Captain James Cook and have paid a heavy price for doing so.A study of fetishism delivered in deadpan absurdity? "Edwards also stresses that the Gandels – or "Mr and Mrs G", as they're affectionately referred to by staff – have been intimately involved at every stage of the selection and buying process. Comprising what were originally three separate cottages dating from the 1890s to the 1950s, this is a stylish, very personal option that can accommodate up to 10 people in a four-bedroom homestead and separate workers' cottage – all set on four hectares in Red Hill, about 20 minutes' drive from Point Leo Estate.
A cheeky weekend away rarely looked this stylish.Curator of the sculpture park, Geoffrey Edwards, a former director of Geelong Art Gallery. Tim Ford, who was a state-level junior cricketer, says vigorous regular exercise is crucial. And the garden…Revel in Orchard Keepers countless little touches, from the natural linen bedsheets, to Japanese Uchino bath towels and Mud crockery.
Much of the focus on Virgin's new owner Bain Capital has centred on local boss, former Olympian Mike Murphy,. By virtues of its sheer size, the late Australian sculptor Anthony Pryor's work "This work has a superb sense of the atmosphere and the cosmos," says Edwards.German-based English-born sculptor Tony Cragg's compelling work By contrast, Melbourne-based Augustine Dall'ava's lyrical and light-hearted Guided talks will be created to listen to, and participants can choose a 45-minute or 90-minute version of the walk. All you can do is gaze, trying to take it in.The cellar door and restaurant at Point Leo Estate. "It's certainly a grand vision," says a clearly chuffed Edwards. Pt. Leo Estate is owned by one of Australia's wealthiest families, headed by octogenarian John Gandel and wife Pauline. The estate is home to 50 acres of vines, sculpture park and restaurant. And yet, until now, the property has been used as a private escape for octogenarian John, his wife Pauline, their four children and large band of grandchildren. They have donated countless millions of dollars to charity, and 30 years ago they purchased 20ha of land on the wild side of the Mornington Peninsula, building several houses for the exclusive use of family.