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Bushfire update from Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander
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All at Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander, Yarra Valley, thank everyone for their support and messages of concern regarding the bushfires that have ravaged Victoria.
Our single vineyards sustained some minor damage, but that did not stop us from picking some great fruit at Murrummong yesterday. Although we will have smaller crops, we are working quickly to bring in some terrific fruit.
Sadly, some of our more northerly growers suffered severe damage and will not be picking. Their families are okay and our heartfelt support goes out to them.
Our cellar door and restaurant are still open as usual, with a slightly reduced menu in place at the moment to allow some of our staff to look after their houses and be with their families.
We also commend the relentless efforts of the CFA who are continuing to fight the fires.