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Yalumba

The winery in the area Barossa Valley (State of South Australia) is also known under S. Smith & Sons. It was founded in 1849 by immigrant English brewer Samuel Smith (1812-1889), who bought 30 acres (12 hectares) of land near the town of Angaston. He called it Yalumba, which means "all around the country" in the Aboriginal language. It is now run by the family in its sixth generation, since 1989 by Robert and Sam Hill Smith. The company owns its own cooperage and a nursery, Today, the vineyards cover around 1,000 acres (405 hectares). There are also grapes bought by contract growers. The estate includes the four wineries Heggie. Hill Smith Estate, Oxford Landing and Pewsey Vale, as well as vineyards among others 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). A special feature is the variety Viognier, which was grown in 1979 on eight hectares. The sparkling wine "Angus Brut" is one of the most successful Australian sparkling wines. Yalumba also owns the New Zealand winery nautilus,

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