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Meet Super Mario, the 2019 Australian Tio Pepe finalist!

Meet Super Mario, the 2019 Australian Tio Pepe finalist!

  The Australian finalist of the Tio Pepe World challenge is Mario Lapietra! Congratulations from the team at TWC and Tio Pepe Wines. Mario will join the other international finalists in Jerez, Spain for the Grand Final next month! The TÍO PEPE SHERRY CHALLENGE is an international mixology contest for creating cocktails with Sherry Wines, with over 400 bar professionals participating worldwide. TWC are the proud Australian distributors of Tio Pepe & Gonzalez Byass wines. González Byass was founded in Jerez in 1835 by Manuel Maria González. At the young age of 23, he decided to dedicate himself to the production and commercialisation of Sherry wines. In 1844 the first barrels of Tio Pepe were exported to London. The beautifully dry taste of José Angel’s wine proved a great success and in 1849 Manuel named what is now the world’s best-selling Fino after its creator, (tio being Spanish for uncle) – TIO...
New exquisite Marlborough wine range, Petal & Stem!

New exquisite Marlborough wine range, Petal & Stem!

The Wine Company are proud to announce an exciting new range from Yealands, Petal & Stem. Sourced from New Zealand’s premier growing region, Marlborough, Petal & Stem wines embody the fresh natural acidity and succulent ripe fruit flavours that are typical of this globally renowned region, with its young, fertile soils and abundance of natural minerals. ‘Journey into the wildflowers, a secret world between the vines where insects dance from petal to stem, a flourishing  ecosystem. It’s all part of the bigger picture to protect our vines and keep pests away naturally. Every year we plant wildflowers between the vines to create a thriving little ecosystem amongst the rows. The wildflowers provide a home for the kind of insects, who in turn help us keep the unwanted pests away from our vines. So as you’re busy enjoying this wine, remember our little friends between the flowers who help us to do things both differently, and beautifully.’ Exquisite wines from New Zealand’s premier growing region Marlborough; Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Rosè & Pinot Noir. For further info on the Petal & Stem range, please contact us...
TWC Teams Up With Margaret River Winery McHenry Hohnen!

TWC Teams Up With Margaret River Winery McHenry Hohnen!

The Wine Company are pleased to announce a new trading partnership with well-known Margaret River winery, McHenry Hohnen. McHenry Hohnen Vintners was established in 2004 by pioneer Margaret River winemaker, David Hohnen and his brother-in-law and vine-grower, Murray McHenry. All grapes are sourced from family owned vineyards in the southern part of the Margaret River region. McHenry Hohnen embrace a ‘hands off’ winemaking philosophy, with the vineyards being managed using the principals of biological farming. Peter Yeoman, TWC General Manager is extremely pleased with the announcement “it is an absolute pleasure to welcome McHenry Hohnen to our portfolio. This partnership offers an opportunity for our teams to market a premium and prestigious Margaret River brand to our trading customers. We look forward to working with the brand and enhancing the reputable position McHenry Hohnen already hold in the market place”. McHenry Hohnen Director, Murray McHenry said “We are very much looking forward to a partnership with TWC. Joining a family owned business like our own ensures we are represented in trade with the same ethics, honesty and integrity which form a fundamental part of our business philosophy. Thank you to TWC for embracing our endeavours across eastern Australia. McHenry Hohnen has had a successful year with overwhelmingly positive reviews and 14 wine show medals including Gold for our 2012 Amigos Red. It is a very exciting period for our brand with significant growth and development across national and international markets”. TWC would like to welcome McHenry Hohnen to their business and look forward to working with their team to establish their brand further along the east coast of...
Blue Pyrenees To Join TWC

Blue Pyrenees To Join TWC

Australian and Family owned distributor, The Wine Company are pleased to announce a new trading partnership with Blue Pyrenees Estate. TWC is to become Blue Pyrenees eastern seaboard distributor, effective 1st March 2015. The Blue Pyrenees site was established in 1963 and was among the modern Australian wine industry’s first venture into cool climate viticulture. The Estate is surrounded by the picturesque blue-hued Pyrenees ranges named for its beauty and similarity to the Pyrenees mountains bordering France and Spain. Blue Pyrenees was purchased by a group of wine loving businessmen in 2002, who are committed to making authentic wines of world class quality from 100% estate grown fruit. Blue Pyrenees is most recognised for its Midnight Cuvee which was crowned Australia’s Finest Sparkling Wine at the Champagne and Sparkling World Championships in 2014. Peter Yeoman, General Manager of TWC couldn’t be happier with the partnership “The Pyrenees region is producing some of the best wines in Australia and the introduction of this well-known brand supports and enhances, what is now a market leading portfolio. It is an honour to have Blue Pyrenees on board and to welcome such a renowned and respected winery into our portfolio”. Blue Pyrenees CEO and Chief Winemaker Andrew Koerner said “We are excited about the opportunity of partnering with TWC to build our businesses together. We were very impressed with the business acumen and drive of The Wine Company, and their growth plans. Blue Pyrenees had a very successful wine show year in 2014, with an incredible 12 trophies including World Champion Australian Sparkling Wine for Midnight Cuvee 2010, 3 trophies for Shiraz 2012,...
TWC Welcomes Silver Fern

TWC Welcomes Silver Fern

Yealands Wine Group has just launched a new brand to the Australian market exclusive to TWC called Silver Fern. Silver Fern wines are New Zealand as the name it bears. Nurtured in 100% sustainable vineyards, these wines are specially selectedto display varietal intensity and character New Zealand wine. Silver Fern wines are approachable, easy drinking, full flavoured wines = perfect for both the on and off premise markets. TWC are the eastern seaboard distributors for Silver Fern. The Australian range includes Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot...