The name Ara (pronounced 'are-ah') is both the indigenous Maori word for "pathway" and Latin for "altar". Both definitions are compatible with the Ara philosophy. Ara captures our adventurous spirit; it also echoes our deep respect for tradition and our environment.
Aurelia captures the spirit of Champagne with a distinctively Australian style. Crafted from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes from the Pemberton region in Western Australia, Aurelia Prestige Cuvee is an elegant and flavoursome Sparkling wine with vibrant apple and citrus notes and a creamy, lingering finish.
Beach Huts have provided generations with a special little place to call their own while they relax in the sun, sand and sea. We're pleased to bring you a range of vibrant Australian wines that capture this spirit. So sit back, relax and enjoy the wines at your special place - wherever that may be.
Bremerton Wines is located in Langhorne Creek – the second largest grape growing region in South Australia. Sisters Rebecca and Lucy Willson have crafted a range of high quality and individualistic wines, leading Bremerton to become one of the best known brands in the region.
Much of Australia's premier winegrowing regions were profoundly influenced by volcanic activity of many millennia ago. "Chain of Fire" is the expert's term for a series of extinct volcanoes. Rich volcanic soils create ideal conditions for the growth of high quality grapes which we celebrate in this label featuring a blacksmith - in tribute to Vulcan, the Roman god of volcanoes, a supremely skilled artisan whose metal-working forge was a volcano.
The now family owned Champagne House of Charles Heidsieck joined our portfolio in late 2012 as they launched their new branding and packaging around the world. This highly regarded house has a compact range of prestige quality wines, including remarkable older releases of the Vintage wines and each wine is a multi-award winner.
Established in 1858, the Oatley family's Craigmoor is the oldest of Mudgee's vineyards. The Winery, now serving as a Cellar Door Tasting Room, remains in its original state and still houses much of the early winemaking equipment.
Finisterre: [Ends of the Earth] - Our constant pursuit of quality finds us among the great viticultural regions of Australia, each offering a unique combination of earth and climate, allowing vines to flourish and produce fruit with great balance. Hand harvesting, fruit sorting and intuitive winemaking delivers wines with clarity, purity, great texture and flavour expression.
Winemaker Chris Hancock has been immersed in wine for the Oatley family for over three decades. He agrees with his long time friend, mentor and four-in-hand driver Bob Oatley, that, above all, wine must be a 'good drink'. As with a master coachman, Chris has honed his winemaking skills with years of experience.
Established in 1974, situated at over 500 metres and with soils of ancient red clay loam of volcanic origin, the Montrose Mudgee vineyards deliver distinctive high quality grapes that with careful nurturing create wines of outstanding varietal character complexity and balance.
pocketwatch wines pay tribute to Bob Oatley's great great grandfather James Oatley (1770-1839). One of Australia's early convict settlers, James was a master watch and clockmaker who was soon pardoned by Governer Macquarie, appointed Keeper of the Sydney Town Hall Clock and commissioned to install the still functioning turret clock in the pediment of the Hyde Park Barracks. As part of his remuneration he received a number of land grants from Governor Brisbane, including a 300-acre lot that is now the southern Sydney suburb of Oatley.
The Robert Oatley Signature Series draws on a remarkable portfolio of vineyards nurtured by the winemaking talent of Larry Cherubino showcasing Australia's most successful wine styles and regions.
Bob Oatley's mantra is that all wines should be a "darned good drink", and the high quality Signature Series delivers immediate appeal, with satisfying flavours over an elegant frame. Each wine embodies the grape varietal and region in which it was grown.
At The Lane vineyard, the Edwards family step to the beat of their own drum. They dare to be different, can be irreverent, but are always authentic. Merging the best of European and Australian styles, they deliver handcrafted wines of sophistication, luxury and pleasure.
As a feisty young sailor, Bob Oatley was given the nickname ‘Wild Oats’. It is now the memorable name of his most popular wine range, and his incredibly successful series of yachts. Wild Oats wines are approachable - modern classics - crafted for immediate enjoyment.