Australian Vintage Limited is a world-leading, global wine company.

As one of the largest producers in Australia, Australian Vintage prides itself on crafting outstanding and innovative wines for wine lovers the world over. This is reflected in our commitment to quality grape and wine production, the strength of our dynamic and award-winning wine brands, and the passion of the people behind them. We also have some of the most technologically advanced wine making facilities in the world.

Today Australian Vintage is at the forefront of the Australian wine industry. Crushing approximately 7% of total Australian annual production, our vineyards and grape supply capacity extends through some of Australia’s most captivating and diverse wine regions.

Our dynamic and award-winning wine brands are recognised and enjoyed across the globe – McGuigan Wines, Tempus Two, Nepenthe and the Barossa Valley Wine Company. Acclaim for our winemakers continues to grow, and is reflected in the continuing success of our brands across the domestic and key export markets.

Diversity in winemaking techniques and regionality allows our viticulture and winemaking teams to be leaders in innovation and in the creation of a wide range of wine styles and varietals. Our wines are designed to reflect the tastes of wine lovers everywhere thanks to the individuality, personality, passion and commitment of our brands and the people creating them.

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Highlights

1992

McGuigan Wines founded by Brian McGuigan

1994

Simeon Wines Limited founded

1997

Tempus Two brand is launched

1999

Acquire Yaldara Barossa Valley

2002

Merge with Simeon Wines to create Australia’s 4th largest wine group – McGuigan Simeon

2003

Acquire Miranda Wines

2007

Acquire Nepenthe Wines

2008

The company is publicly listed on the ASX and renamed Australian Vintage Ltd

2009

McGuigan Wines crowned International Winemaker of the Year – IWSC London for the first time, before winning a further record-breaking three occasions in a decade

2012

McGuigan Wines wins top accolades: International Winemaker of the Year – IWSC London
and International White Winemaker of the Year – IWC London

2014

McGuigan Black Label Red named Australia's Number One selling branded bottled red wine

McGuigan Wines wins International White Winemaker of the Year – IWC London

2015

McGuigan Wines becomes the fourth largest global wine brand in the UK

2016

McGuigan Wines wins International Winemaker of the Year again at the IWSC London

2018

Australian Vintage becomes the first company in Australia to sign a landmark large-scale hybrid Renewable Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to ensure 90% of consumption at our largest site is met by solar and wind power

2019

Craig Garvin joins as CEO following the retirement of Neil McGuigan, who began a new role as McGuigan Wines' Global Wine Advisor

Tempus Two named Best White Wine from Australia at the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition

2019

AVL named Australian Wine Company of the Year - Winestate Magazine

2020

Our first de-alcoholised wine - McGuigan Zero - launches to global acclaim

Tempus Two launches its iconic Copper series into the UK market