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Acclaimed Barossa Valley winery joins the Oatley Fine Wine Merchants portfolio


One of the Barossa Valley’s leading wineries will admirably fill a key regional opportunity in the Oatley Fine Wine Merchants’ (OFWM) portfolio when Hentley Farm Wines joins them on 4th September 2017. “With most of Australia’s key regions now represented in our portfolio, there remained one obvious gap – that of a Barossa Valley producer” says OFWM Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Roberts. “We are delighted that the family owned, multi-award winning Hentley Farm Wines has jumped on boar  Read More

Oatley & Shaw re-unite in new distribution agreement


The Oatley Family are pleased to announce they will once again work with the Shaw family as Philip Shaw Wines from Orange NSW joins the Oatley Family Wine Merchants (OFWM) portfolio of family-owned wineries on 1st May, 2017. Australian wine lovers will recall that Bob Oatley and Philip Shaw were a powerful combination during the Oatley’s more than four decade ownership of Rosemount Estate where Philip led the winemaking for over twenty years. Together they were twice awarded Intern  Read More

Josef Chromy joins Oatley Fine Wine Merchants


Hot on the heels of Pikes, The Oatley Family are pleased to announce that Tasmania’s Josef Chromy Wines will also join their portfolio of family-owned wineries from 1st May, 2017. They will be distributed nationally by Oatley Family Wine Merchants (OFWM): Australia’s fastest growing national distributor of Australian and International wines to the trade, specialising in the on-premise and independent retail sectors. “We are delighted to include this premium northern  Read More

Oatley Fine Wine Merchants to distribute Pikes Clare Valley Wines


The Oatley Family are pleased to welcome the renowned Clare Valley producer Pikes to its portfolio of family-owned wineries. Pikes will be distributed by Oatley Family Wine Merchants (OFWM) from 1st May, 2017. Oatley Fine Wine Merchants (OFWM) is Australia’s fastest growing national distributor of Australian and International wines to the trade, specialising in the on-premise and independent retail sectors. Founded in 1984 at ‘Polish Hill River Estate’ in South Aust  Read More

Oakridge joins Oatley Fine Wine Merchants


The Oatley Family has reached agreement with Oakridge to distribute the outstanding Oakridge Wines range within Australia as of 1st February, 2017. Oatley Fine Wine Merchants (OFWM) is Australia’s fastest growing national distributor of Australian and International wines to the trade, specialising in the on-premise and independent retail sectors. Located in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, Oakridge is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s outstanding wine producers. Oa  Read More

Mudgee Wine Show 2016 results confirm the Oatley's belief in chardonnay and shiraz


The CCL 2016 Mudgee Wine Show results announced tonight have confirmed the Oatley family’s belief in the quality of the region’s chardonnay and shiraz, with their winery, Robert Oatley Vineyards collecting the Bob Oatley trophy for the best chardonnay, outstanding white wine of show and nine gold and nine bronze medals, combining to secure a third trophy for most successful exhibitor. The results were announced tonight after judging this week by Mike de Garis, Sue Hodder &  Read More

The Giesen and Oatley families announce Australian distribution agreement


Australia’s Oatley and New Zealand’s Giesen families are delighted to announce an Australian distribution partnership commencing April 2016. Oatley Fine Wine Merchants (OFWM) have been appointed distributors of the Giesen portfolio in the Australian independent retail and on-premise markets. “We are very excited to be working with the Giesen brothers to represent their impressive range of wines here in Australia” said OFWM Chairman Andrew (Sandy) Oatley. &ldqu  Read More

Rymill Coonawarra joins the Oatley fine wine merchants portfolio


The Oatley family are pleased to announce a partnership with the Rymill family of Coonawarra whereby Oatley Fine Wine Merchants will manage the Australian distribution of the outstanding Rymill Coonawarra range of wines from July 1, 2016. When Peter Rymill established the Rymill Coonawarra vineyards in 1974, with his wife Judy, he was igniting a passion for wine which ran through his family’s veins since his great-great grandfather, John Riddoch, founded Coonawarra in 1890. Today,   Read More

Industry legend Chris Hancock releases first wines under own label


Australian wine legend Chris Hancock is proud to release his first wines under the Hancock & Hancock label, a partnership with his brother John, based at their McLaren Vale South Australia vineyard ‘La Colline’. The pair of red wines released this month comprise a Shiraz Grenache and Cabernet Touriga from the 2014 McLaren Vale vintage. Having graduated in Oenology at Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1963 (as Dux), Hancock worked for the Penfold family, with Max Schu  Read More