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 ‘We are sure that Tony will succeed in the country with his winery and practice’ 
- Tony’s Medicine Graduation Yearbook 

Owners of Vinifera Wines Tony, Debbie and Sam standing in front of the vineyard with the hills beyond

Fast forward to 1994, after a wedding, a momentous relocation to the countryside, the joyful arrival of our four children, and a multitude of taste testing experiences, I finally made good on my word. After running the show for almost 25 years, Debbie and I experienced immense joy when our youngest daughter, Sam, returned to Mudgee and joined the family business in 2018.

In 2023, we enjoy a few more trips away and plenty of cherished moments with our five grandchildren as we take a step back and Sam takes the reins.

We believe that less is more in our approach to wine growing and making. We are committed to producing authentic, terroir-driven vintages in tune with the environment and have been growing organically since 2008, becoming certified organic in 2013. 

 We invite you to visit us at our cellar door for a relaxed tasting, or shop online and enjoy our wines at home.

- Tony McKendry