Jared Dixon, Jilly Wines: Paradiso Magazine
This article was originally published by Paradiso Magazine Issue 13, March 2020.
Jared Dixon is considered a neighbour in this neck of the woods. His moustache is as impressive as his laugh and yet scarcely measures up to his talent. He is widely adored as a mate, humbled by enduring work and inclusivity. His labour of winemaking is driven by undying affection. The means of sharing it comes with an abundance of joy.
Photo by Rhys Jones
The journey to the provincial township of Clunes is a relaxing ascent into the enchantment of inland Byron Bay. Although recently presenting itself as a rusty collection of hills over the dry summer, when the rains come...
The first chapter of The Slow Road, with Jared from Jilly Wines.
Around these part, we like to take it slow… You’re not going to find too many hustlers or bustlers, or even traffic lights for that matter. The coffee lines are still long, but it’s got more to do with chatty baristas, rather than the rush hour.
Our Slow Road series lets you jump in with the craftsmen, producers, creatives, makers, entertainers & friends that cross our well worn path. Come with us and soak in our backyard and the legends who enjoy a beer or two.
In our first chapter, we head about 30 minutes (45 in the truck) south-west of Byron to a quaint little village called Clunes where we picked up Jared Dixon (the man behind Jilly Wines).
Discover his pass...