Australia

Australian Wines

Brendon Keys is a freethinking frontier wine- maker. His wines are cutting edge, yet they are the very definition of modern Australian quality winemaking. Brendon does do things a bit differently but always with great control and purpose. Below is a…
The Helm Family purchased land at Murrumbateman in 1973 and began planting their vineyard. Ken saw great potential in this site and planted Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cool climate wine region of Murrumbateman sits about 35 km from Canberra and about 15km from Yass,…
Kate sources her fruit from premium growers in Coal River, Derwent and Huon Valleys.
The age of the vines vary, with some of the oldest vines being 25+ years. The soil profiles are sandy loam in and around Meadowbank, Derwent Valley and more clay loam soils in Coal River Valley...
The McIntyre family are a hard working talented clan. Dr Richard McIntyre (surgeon) and superlative winemaker is ably assisted by daughter, Katie Mac MW (of 300 MWs currently in the world, Kate is the third Australian woman).They were amongst the first to plant in the…
We met Adrian and Rebecca Santolin at the 2015 Young Guns of Wine awards. Adrian is the winemaker while wife Rebecca manages the business and the creative side. Fast-forward to April 2016 and we are very proud to have…
Jason Schwarz grew up surrounded by
vines at his parent’s property in Bethany,
just down the road from where he makes
his wine today. Upon completing university Jason headed overseas, working in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Northern Rhone, Stellenbosch and Napa. He crafts proud modern…
Bellarmine vineyard was planted in 2000 and is owned by German doctor, Willi Schumacher and his wife Gudrun. The Schumacher’s are passionate about great wine. They searched the world for a place to plant vines before choosing the Bellarmine property…
Hatherleigh Vineyard is in the village of Laggan, near Crookwell in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. The vineyard is at 910m altitude on an east-facing slope of red cracking clay. It typically has two or three snowfalls a year and spring frosts are a constant danger. The only grape grown is Pinot noir, largely clone MV6 with small quantities of 777 and D5V12…
Matt East grew up in the Yarra Valley and worked alongside his father in the family vineyard from a young age. He dedicated 10 years to viticulture with a focus on Pinot Noir and made wine in the shed while growing up. He further honed his skills in local wineries during vintage and eventually left the Yarra Valley to study, travel and pursue a career in the broader wine industry…
 
Farming is in the blood of the Oates family, with Cath and Russ both growing up on the various family farms in the Margaret River region. Russ tends to the vineyard and Cath makes the wines for Oates Ends…