Mark Renzaglia is a second-generation vigneron, his father growing vines in southern Illinois, US. Mark and wife Sandy planted their first vineyard in 1997 (1ha of chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon and merlot), Mark making wine in small quantities while working as a grapegrower/winemaker at Winburndale Wines for 11 years. In 2011 he left Winburndale and he and Sandy started their own business. He also manages a vineyard in the middle of the famous Mount Panorama race circuit, and has access to the grapes from the 4ha Mount Panorama Estate (another vineyard, from which Brokenwood purchased chardonnay for some years). This gives him access to shiraz, semillon, cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. He also purchases grapes from other local growers. Exports to the US.