Hill-Smith Family Vineyards seek to craft wines that reflect a thoughtful interpretation of grape, terroir and style. These are wines of individuality that are both timeless and contemporary.Since the establishment of Yalumba by Samuel Smith in 1849, the Hill-Smith family has been at the forefront of the Australian wine industry.
When Robert Hill-Smith took over as Managing Director in 1985, he set out to rationalise the family shareholding – a move that would ensure Yalumba remained familyowned for generations to come. Since then, the Hill-Smith family have continued to invest in vineyard sites across Australia. Some are iconic sites in established regions, such as the Pewsey Vale Vineyard in the Eden Valley in South Australia, whilst others are investments in emerging new regions, like the Dalrymple Vineyard in Tasmania. All of these properties have benefitted from knowledge and experience garnered over previous vintages, together with the introduction of new varieties from the Yalumba Nursery.