Houghton is established in Western Australia’s Swan Valley.
The legacy of Hardys Wines begins as Thomas Hardys & Sons is established in South Australia.
Grant Burge Wines is established, the culmination of the Burge winemaking endeavour that began in the Barossa in 1865.
The acquisition of Mud House adds an adventurous spirit and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc to our portfolio.
Accolade pioneers first-to-market de-alcoholisation technology with Hardys Zero and &Then, and a more circular future with the launch of Wise Wolf by Banrock Station.
A Proud Heritage Since 1836
From our historic roots in Australia’s top wine-producing regions, we have evolved into a global premium wine and spirits company, with an extraordinary collection of some of the world’s most recognisable and loved brands, each with their own story to tell.
We have world-class talent at Accolade Wines with an unparalleled leadership team and some of the most highly awarded winemakers at the helm. With over 1,000 dedicated employees across the world, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.
As one of the biggest wine companies in the world, it is our responsibility to make sure our growth is sustainable to our people, our industry, and our planet. Through our global strategy ‘Making Every Drop Count’, we have identified key areas where we believe we can make real change.
Realise Your Potential with Accolade Wines
The driving force behind our business is our people – we have staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas. We are passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing brands.
In the spirit of reconciliation Accolade Wines acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.