The winery is located in Pokolbin im Hunter Valley
in the state of New South Wales in Australia
, It was founded in 1968 by the well-known Australian winemaker and wine journalist Len Evans
(1930-2006), who opened a state-of-the-art winery two years later. Especially the long-lived Sémillon justified the good reputation and success of the winery. As a result, the wineries Bailey's, St. Huberts and Saltram were taken over. Due to prolonged drought periods and thus low yields, the winery came into financial difficulties. In 1995, Rothbury Estate was defeated by Evans despite fierce opposition Mildara pale
taken hostile, whereupon Len Evans retired. Mildara Blass was then promoted to drink in 1996 Foster's
incorporated. In May 2011, this company stored all its wine activities in its own company listed on the stock exchange Treasury Wine Estates
which now includes Rothbury. The vineyards cover about 300 hectares of vineyards in the areas Hunter Valley
, There are the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Shiraz and Verdelho. Butler is Neil McGuigan.