Drayton's Family Wines
Drayton’s Family Wines us a 6th generation winemaking family company, located in the Parish of Pokolbin, right in the heart of Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley. This family enterprise, originally started by Joseph Drayton, more than 160 years ago is now in the hands of John and Greg Drayton, as well as Greg’s son Sam.
Drayton’s Family Wines have 55 hectares of vines which includes four vineyards that have been listed as significant because of their age.
In particular the Old Flat vineyards of Shiraz and Semillon that were both planted in the 1890’s. These 55 hectares with Chardonnay, Semillon, Traminer, Verdelho, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Shiraz, together with the recently grafted Tempranillo & Touriga Nacional
Drayton’s Family Wines – over 160 years of pioneering endeavour and viticultural expertise embracing modern winemaking techniques – Pioneers of the Hunter – Since 1853.