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David O'Leary and Nick Walker together had more than 30 years' experience as winemakers working for some of the biggest Australian wine groups when they took the plunge in 2001 and backed themselves to establish their own winery and brand. Initially the principal focus was on the Clare Valley, with 10ha of riesling, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and semillon the main plantings; thereafter attention swung to the Adelaide Hills, where they now have 25ha of chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, shiraz, sauvignon blanc and merlot. Exports to the UK, Ireland, UAE and Asia.
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O'Leary Walker Wines was established in 2000 by winemakers David O'Leary and Nick Walker. With over twenty five years experience and established reputations making premium wine with the big companies, these two long time friends decided to take control of their own destiny and craft small batches of wine from some of the best vineyard sites in South Australia. The O'Leary Walker Wines winery and cellar door are based at Leasingham in the Clare Valley, South Australia. The wines are regionally distinct with fruit sourced from premium grape growing districts in South Australia thus drawing on varieties that excel in these quite different viticultural climates. O'Leary Walker Wines continues to build an enviable reputation for producing premium, award winning, regional wines at affordable prices.
Recent accolades:2011 Adelaide Hills Sauvignon BlancBest Sauvignon Blanc of the Show, 2011 Adelaide Hills Regional Wine Show2011 Watervale RieslingGold Best Aromatic Wine, 2011 Melbourne Wine Show2010 Polish Hill River RieslingTrophy for Best One Year Old Dry White Wine, 2011 Queensland Wine Show
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Our wines are distributed nationally by Negociants AustraliaNegociants South Australia205 Grote StreetAdelaide SA 5000T: 08 8112 4210Negociants Western Australia114 Radium StreetWelshpool WA 6106T: 08 9333 4244Negociants Queensland120 Factory RoadOxley QLD 4075T: 07 3373 5788Negociants New South Wales‘Centrum Place’6-8 Crewe PlaceRosebery NSW 2018T: 02 8344 8288Negociants Victoria109-113 Hyde StreetFootscray Vic 3011T: 03 9268 1750
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