History

2004

The Agnew family entered the Australian wine industry with the acquisition of the historic Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard in the Hunter Valley

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2011

After extraordinary growth over the subsequent seven years, the family acquired the neighbouring Cockfighter’s Ghost and Poole’s Rock brands

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2012

All brands were consolidated under one winemaking house, allowing for significant upgrades to be made. We also run our own dedicated national sales force, enabling us to deal directly with our customers – both trade and consumer – and deliver high levels of communication and responsiveness to all levels of the wine market

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2012

Jeff was promoted to Chief Winemaker for Agnew Wines, overseeing the Audrey Wilkinson, Cockfighter’s Ghost and Pooles Rock labels

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2015

In February 2015 the founder of Agnew Wines, Brian Agnew, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer after 2 ½ years. Valerie Agnew succeeded Brian as Chairman of Agnew Wines in 2015

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