It was by the light of a gas lantern, the story of Mount Pleasant was
created. It was 1921 and Maurice O’Shea wasn’t afforded the luxury of
electricity. Equipped with only basic tools and an old basket press,
O’Shea brought Mount Pleasant to life.
More than 90 years on, the equipment and names have evolved, but the
principles and the vineyards remain the same. Along with a philosophy of
honouring O’Shea’s legacy through individual wines, special sites and