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Tyrrells

5th Generation Winemakers

Founded in 1858, more than 160 years ago, Tyrrells is now up to its 5th generation of winemakers. Most notably known for their Semillon, the current CEO Bruce Tyrell describes it is as being something of an obsession. “We make good shiraz, we make good chardonnay, but our Semillon is world class. Our Semillon is […]

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De Bortoli Wines

De Bortoli Wines

Now in its 90th year, De Bortoli wines is the second largest family owned company in Australia. “For us here [Hunter Valley], we are the smallest part of the family”, explains Assistant Manager Robert Travers. “But when it comes to production, because we are all about tourism here, we get lots of tourists. When it comes […]

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Tempus Two

A morning spent amongst the vines

We often take for granted how close we are to the Hunter Valley Vineyards. It literally sits in our backyard, and what better way to end the working week than a Friday morning spent amongst the vines. Drawing on four generations of winemakers, our first stop was McGuigan Wines who pride themselves on their energy, […]

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