Video: James Tilbrook’s reflection on Adelaide Hills bushfires

In December, 2019, the Cudlee Creek bushfire devastated many lives and livelihoods across the Adelaide Hills in South Australia. Among those wine businesses hurt, was Tilbrook Estate.

Journalist Samuel Squire went to visit owner, James Tilbrook at his winery and vineyard to talk about what happened on the day the fire came through his property and his steps for recovery. 

In this video, James Tilbrook recounts what happened on the day the Cudlee Creek bushfires tore through his vineyard and winery and discusses the impact on his business whilst contemplating the way forward.

Watch the full video below.

Tilbrook Estate’s burnt vineyard


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Images: Samuel Squire