Canobolas-Smith Wines is a small family - run business with six hectares of vineyard land on Mt. Canobolas’ northern slopes near the Orange wine region in NSW. Established in the mid 1980s, the vineyard includes Shiraz, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. Each grapevine is unirrigated, hand - pruned and hand - picked so as to achieve maximum fruit quality. Canobolas’ flagship red, ‘Alchemy’ is believed to be the most premium red blend of the Orange district. Manufactured using the best parcels of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, it is a delightful and award - winning wine.