De Bortoli

Riverina

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www.debortoli.com.au

Address
De Bortoli Road, Bilbul, NSW 2680
Riverina NSW 2680
Telephone
(02) 6966 0100
Facsimilie
(02) 6966 0199
Opening Hours
Mon?Sat 9-5, Sun 9-4
Winemaker
Darren De Bortoli, Julie Mortlock, John Coughlan
Established
1928
Dozen
NFP
Vineyards
311.5 hectares

James' Review

Famous among the cognoscenti for its superb Noble One, which in fact accounts for only a minute part of its total production, this winery turns out low-priced varietal and generic wines that are invariably competently made. They come in part from estate vineyards, but also from contract-grown grapes. In June 2012 De Bortoli received a $4.8 million grant from the Federal Government's Clean Technology Food and Foundries Investment Program. This grant supported an additional investment of $11 million by the De Bortoli family in their project called ?Re-engineering Our Future for a Carbon Economy'. De Bortoli is a founding member of Australia's First Families of Wine. Exports to all major markets.

Author: James Halliday


About this winery

The Riverina in the south-west of New South Wales is where the story of De Bortoli Wines began. Vittorio De Bortoli arrived in the region after migrating to Australia from northern Italy with little more than a few coins in his pocket. And though the flat plains and fertile red earth of the Riverina were completely different to all he had ever known, Vittorio together with his new wife, Giuseppina, made it their home. The winery at Bilbul remains our home and our heart to this day.

The Bilbul winery is the home of our world-renowned and award-winning dessert wine, De Bortoli Noble One Botrytis Semillon. First created in 1982 and made here ever since, it is one of the most successful and internationally award-winning wines ever produced in Australia.

Specialties

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Cellar Door

Sun: 9:00am till 4:00pm
Mon: 9:00am till 5:00pm
Tue: 9:00am till 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am till 5:00pm
Thu: 9:00am till 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am till 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am till 5:00pm

Country hospitality and delicious, quality wines are the signature of our Cellar Door in Bilbul where our Italian heritage shines through and guests are welcomed like old friends - with a smile and a wine glass at the ready.

You’re invited to bring a picnic to enjoy under the shade of the pergolas in our beautiful winery gardens. Don’t forget to bring along the little ones - our children’s playground is sure to be a hit.
Stocklist

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Distribution Information

Please contact your De Bortoli Wines distributor.

International Sales Information

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Information Provided By: De Bortoli
  • Event name:
    Celebrazione!
    Date:
    01 Jan 0001 to 08 Apr 2012
    Time:
    00:00:AM to 16:00:PM
    Price:
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    Description:
    Join us every Easter Sunday for a great family day out - good music, good food and of course, good wine.
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    unWINEd in the Riverina
    Date:
    01 Jan 0001 to 10 Jun 2012
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    The winemakers of the Riverina invite you to indulge in a relaxed journey around the regions premium wineries - to explore, taste and unWINEd.
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5 star

Outstanding winery capable of producing wines of very high quality, and did so this year. Also will usually have at least two wines rated at 95 points or above.

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