The Australian winery "Wynns Coonawarra Estate" is located in the area Coonawarra (State of South Australia). The origin dates back to 1891, when John immigrated from Scotland Riddoch (1828-1901) began to plant vines. In 1895, a winery was put into operation, the vineyards then covered 52 hectares. They form the core of today's property. In 1951, the company was bought by Polish-born Samuel Wynn (1891-1982) and his son David and renamed "Wynns Coonawarra Estate". At this time, in Australia, mainly wine in the manner of a sparkling wine Sherry or port wine popular.
It was a risk to produce dry red wines, but Wynns was very successful in the sequence. As novelty was introduced, as origin of the wines "Coonowarra" on the label to lead. In 1972, the winery was bought by the Allied Vintners, then later came into the possession of the multinational South Corp who was finally released in 2005 by Multi Foster's was acquired. In 2011, all wine activities were listed in a separate, publicly traded company Treasury Wine Estates spun off, which now includes Wynns. David Wynn received the prestigious award in 1995 for his great service to Australian winemaking O'Shea Award,
Today, the vineyards cover 950 hectares of vineyards, which is about three quarters of the entire Coonawarra area. The flagships of the house are two in Barrique matured, long-lived red wines, which are pressed from the best vineyards and grapes. In 1955, named after Michael Wynn's first son "Michael Shiraz "(Then it was called" Michael Hermitage ") created. He matures for 18 months in new American oak barrels. The named after the original owner "John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon "Was first produced in 1982 and is often referred to as the" Black Label ". This deep-dark, almost black wine, produced only in the best of years, ripens for 26 months in French oak barrels. More wines are going out Chardonnay. Merlot and Riesling vinified. Another brand is produced since 2001 "Harold Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon".