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Australia, Wynns Coonawarra

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate
1 Memorial Dr,
Coonawarra, SA, 5263
Australia
Tel : + 8 8736 2225
cellardoor@wynns.com.au
www.wynns.com.au



1861
, John Riddoch, "the Squire of Penola" figurehead of the estate of Wynns Coonawarra, settled in the area of Coonawarra and in 1880 had 160,000 sheep on a huge property of 700 square kilometers.


1890
, John Riddoch divided 800 hectares of land. It calls it the colony of fruits of Coonawarrra and proposes plots of 4 hectares to 100 acres each with relatively simple conditions.


1891
, 26 settlers started planting 95,000 vines and 10,000 fruit trees in the first year.


1897
, 89 hectares of vines were cultivated by blockers and 52 hectares by Riddoch himself.


1901
, John Riddoch dies in his Yallum Park mansion at the age of 73.


1951
, Samuel Wynn and Co, winemakers and traders based in Melbourne, buy the winery and vineyard. Samuel Wynn and his son David took care of the vineyard themselves.


1953
, David Wynn gradually takes control of the estate as his father approaches retirement. He was the first wine producer to use the word "Estate" to indicate that the contents of the bottle came from the place indicated on the label.


1955
, The original Michael Shiraz, then called Hermitage, was a unique copy of the 1955 vintage. David Wynn named the wine after his first son, Michael.

Michael Shiraz and John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon are Wynns' most famous reds.

1981
, Wynns Estate gradually increases its holdings in Coonawarra and becomes the biggest producer of the district with 440 hectares.


1990
, Wynns launched the first Wynns Coonawarra Estate Michael Shiraz.


Wines produced by Wynns Coonawarra Estate:


Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon

Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Icon Michael Shiraz
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Black Label Shiraz
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Riesling
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Chardonnay
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia The Gables Cabernet Sauvignon
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia The Siding Cabernet Sauvignon
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Shiraz
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
Wynns Coonawara Estate Australia The Banker


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