Mitolo

Mitolo

  McLaren Vale, South Australia. Mitolo Wines is a family owned business, borne of and led by the founder and owner Frank Mitolo whose vision is to create a range of wines of individuality, integrity and utmost quality. Frank’s passion for wine led him to making his own wine on...
TIKI

TIKI

Founders and owners, Royce and Sue McKean, named their new wine venture TIKI to pay homage to the wisdom of Royce’s Maori ancestors. Royce’s great-great grandfather, Tiki Tere Mihi, was a chieftain of Ngati Uenuku, who revered the land and its significance to his people. TIKI’s family-owned vineyards are all...
MR.MICK

MR.MICK

Clare Valley, South Australia. Named after K.H. (Mr Mick) Knappstein, a legend within the Australian winemaking industry. One of Mr Mick‟s passions in life was to make wines for everyone to enjoy, a tradition his last apprentice, local winemaker Tim Adams continues in his name. Today Tim and his wife...
Lamblin Fils

Lamblin Fils

Burgundy, France. Set up in the town of Maligny, Lamblin Fils is one of the oldest Domaine in the Chablis region. The first traces of this family on this land date back 1690… In 1890, Louis Lamblin made the first move in trade. His son, Henri Lamblin  carrying on as wine...
Heartland Wines

Heartland Wines

Langhorne Creek & Limestone Coast, South Australia. Heartland Wines was created by a small group of leading South Australian wine identities who are all good friends and share a passion for making great wine. All Heartland wines are made with fruit from the director’s own mature vineyards in the Limestone...
First Drop

First Drop

Barossa Valley, South Australia “First Drop is about passion… for life, fun and flavour!… a lifelong commitment to making kick arse booze… wines with flavour and texture, and a splash of funk…. eclectic varieties from unique vineyards in the great regions of the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale…. wines to...
Man O' War

Man O’ War

Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Located at the eastern end of Waiheke Island, this rugged and beautiful coastline was “Discovered” in 1769 by Captain James Cook, and today we take responsibility for maintaining its beauty and integrity for future generations. 150 acres of vines are strategically placed around Man O’War’s 4500...
Pizzini Wines

Pizzini Wines

King Valley, Victoria. An Italian heritage, plus twenty years viticultural experience in the King Valley have finally led Fred and Katrina Pizzini into wine making. With their passion for food and hospitality the intention is to develop wine styles particularly suited to food, specialising in Italian grape varieties and wine...
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Paringa Estate

Paringa Estate

Lindsay McCall established Paringa Estate at Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula in 1985. Beginning on a shoestring budget, Lindsay first planted Shiraz & Cabernet because ‘…red wine could be made in the garage and you didn’t need refrigeration…’ Lindsay believes the best wine comes from ‘…the best possible fruit you can grow…’, and hence...
Château Vieux Manoir

Château Vieux Manoir

Bordeaux, France Bought by the Ballande group in 1989, the Château Vieux Manoir is a superb Manor from the 11th century, whih was a former hunting house of the duke of Epernon. It was completely restored by the Ballande group concerned with keeping its original characteristics of authenticity. The vineyard is located in the commune...
Bonacchi

Bonacchi

Tuscany, Italy. Located in the Chianti heartland, Bonacchi have been growing, making and marketing quality Tuscan wines for three generations. Bonacchi uses estate-grown fruit from across the region: The Chianti “Gentilesco” is the result of careful fruit selection, creating a young, fresh style. Yet it is the Chianti Riserva that Bonacchi pride themselves on, adhering...
Yabtree

Yabtree

Gundagai, New South Wales. For more than 30 years, Australian-born-and-raised Jim Wolfensohn has operated in the stratosphere of global finance, culminating in his Presidency of the World Bank from 1995–2005. With his historic Yabtree West grazing property near Gundagai, however, he is staying a bit more down to earth. The gently rolling hills around Gundagai...
Tisdall

Tisdall

Goulburn Valley, Victoria. Tisdall ‘Henry’s Crossing’ range is a tribute to Henry Hopwood, founder of Echuca in 1854 and his establishment of a punt (ferry) across the great Murray River at the point of where the town of Echuca now lies. Grapes have been sourced from Tisdall‟s Rosbercon Vineyard, a single vineyard site that has...
Maui

Maui

Wairau Valley & Waipara, New zealand. MAUI embodies the daring demi-god that walked between the realms of man  and god. Always up for an adventure the legends tells the stories of when he  discovered fire, captured the sun and pulled New Zealand out of the sea. MAUI  was a great adventurer with an inquisitive nature...
Cave de Beblenheim

Cave de Beblenheim

Alsace, France. Situated within the ‘heart’ of Alsace in the charming village of Beblenheim, the cooperative of Cave de Beblenheim was established in 1952 by a group of local growers who shared a vision to produce wine more effectively by combining their viticultural and winemaking know-how. Since their first gold medal in 1954, constant development...
Joseph Mellot

Joseph Mellot

Sancerre, France. Founded in Sancerre almost five hundred years ago by Pierre-Etienne Mellot, the Mellot dynasty has continued over the centuries to be involved in winemaking. In 1984 Alexandre Mellot took over the estate from his father Joseph, with a vision to extend the vineyards, modernise the winery and develop export sales. Today, Joseph Mellot...
Geoff Weaver Wines

Geoff Weaver Wines

Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Geoff Weaver Wines is a family-owned wine business, established in 1982, and run by the former Hardys chief winemaker Geoff Weaver. One simple thought drives their winemaking; grow grapes of excellence in a site carefully chosen to suit the variety. Explore flavour subtleties and complexities through the winemaking process based on...
Paul Louis

Paul Louis

Loire, France. The Loire Valley is the largest producer of French sparkling wine outside of Champagne. The style of sparkling from this area is known as crémant, the French term used for high quality, locally produced, dry sparkling wines. Made using the champion of the Loire, chenin blanc, Paul Louis is produced using the “methode...

Route du Van

Victoria. In 1981 a couple of us met at Roseworthy Agricultural College, where we were studying winemaking and marketing. Thirty years later, having becoming good friends, and helping establish some of Australia’s iconic brands for other wineries, ‘the boys’ were back and a plan was hatched to get on the road again and come up...
Dutschke Wines

Dutschke Wines

Barossa Valley, South Australia. At the start of the 1930′s Oscar Semmler, Wayne’s grandfather, bought the St. Jakobi Church block, primarily for grazing. Oscar‟s son Ken returned to the Barossa Valley in the early 1970′s after first spreading his wings as a fighter pilot with the RAAF, and started the transition by planting the beloved...