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Yalumba

The winery in the area Barossa Valley (State of South Australia) is also known as S. Smith & Sons. It was founded in 1849 by the immigrant English brewer Samuel Smith (1812-1889) who bought 30 acres (12 hectares) of land from the city of Angaston. He called it Yalumba, which means "all around the country" in the Aboriginal language. It has been run by the family for six generations, since 1989 by Robert and Sam Hill Smith. The company has its own cooperage and a nursery, Today the vineyards cover around 1,000 acres (405 hectares). Grapes are also purchased from contract winemakers. The four wineries belong to the estate Heggie. Hill Smith Estate, Oxford Landing and Pewsey Vale, as well as vineyards on the Murray River and in Coonawarra, The flagships are “The Menzies” from Cabernet Sauvignon (Coonawarra) and “The Octavius” from Shiraz (Barossa). Other premium wines are "Oxford Landing Chardonnay" and "The Signature" (Cabernet-Shiraz). The variety is a specialty Viognier, which was grown on eight hectares in 1979. The "Angus Brut" sparkling wine is one of the most successful Australian sparkling wines. The New Zealand winery also belongs to Yalumba nautilus,

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