Petaluma

Brian Croser, whose career and reputation in the Australian wine industry is nothing short of legendary, established Petaluma in 1976. Three wines have underpinned Petalumas success; the first is an estate grown red from Coonawarra simply labeled as Coonawarra, which is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The second…

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Mount Horrocks Wines

Mount Horrocks Wines restricts production to approximately 3,500 cases per annum to achieve the highest quality single vineyard wines. All three estate-owned Clare Valley vineyards, totalling ten hectares, are ‘A grade certified’ by Australian Certified Organic (ACO). Stephanie carefully crafts “essentially hand-made food wines with emphasis on structure as well…

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Moss Wood

Hailed as Australia's First Growth and shown alongside the likes of Latour and Lafite, Screaming Eagle and Ridge Montebello, Moss Wood's flagship Cabernet Sauvignon is well deserving to share the stage with such hallowed names yet at a fraction of the price. Dr Bill Pannell, one of the medical founding…

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Mollydooker

The story behind Mollydooker is one of highs and heartbreaks. Despite an illustrious winemaking career establishing the brands of Henry’s Drive, Parson’s Flat, Shirvington and Marquis Philips of which all were very successful, it has been a road of feast and famine for Sarah and Sparky Marquis. The Marquis Philips…

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Jim Barry

The late Jim Barry was a pioneer of the Australian wine industry and the first qualified winemaker to work in the Clare Valley of South Australia. He established Jim Barry Wines in 1959 with a special emphasis on Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz wines which have all over time, won…

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Henshcke

The Henschke family is one of the longest-established wine names in the Barossa Valley. Johann Henschke fled for the new colony of South Australia from Germany in the 1850s, to escape religious persecution from the Lutheran church. A skilled farmer, he planted a small vineyard and an orchard, and after…

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Grosset

Jeffrey Grosset holds the mantle as Australias best Riesling producer. His quiet obsession with soil is matched by his fanatical attention to detail in the winery and the resulting wines make devout followers swoon and wine collectors scamper for an allocation of his prized Polish Hill Riesling. He has been…

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Giaconda – Beechworth

Giaconda vineyard and winery is one of Australia's iconic boutique fine-wine producers near the historic town of Beechworth, Victoria. Giaconda produces about 2500 cases of wine each year. Giaconda produces wine from Chardonnay, Roussanne, Pinot noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon as well as a small amount from newly planted Nebbiolo grapes.…

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Frankland Estate

Fran­k­land Estate was estab­lished in 1988 by Bar­rie Smith and Judi Cul­lam who after undertaking serveral vintages in Bordeaux, decided to diversify their farming interests to include viticulture and winemaking. The wine­mak­ing philoso­phies at Fran­k­land Estate reflect the experienced acquired in France as well as the hard-earned lessons gained from…

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Fire Gully

In 1998 Dr Michael Peterkin of Pierro purchased the nearby Fire Gully property which was named after two large bush fires in 1952 and 1970 that ravaged the gully which runs through the central block. The Taoist symbols for “fire” and “valley” have been chosen for the label to represent…

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