is a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron
and winemaker. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry.
The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855 when John Burge immigrated to Barossa from England, with his wife and two sons. John worked as a winemaker at Hillside Vineyards and his love of viticulture was passed on to his son, Meshach, who continued the tradition, making his first wine in 1865, whilst becoming a prominent community leader. Meshach married Emma in 1883 and they had 8 children. The first-born, Percival, established the Wilsford Winery near Lyndoch in 1928. Percival had 2 sons, Noel and Colin, and Colin and his wife Nancy had one son, born in 1951, whose name was Grant.
Grant Burge believes that if the right varieties are planted in the right soils, and if the vines are managed to produce low yields, the vines will produce the premium quality fruit needed to produce exceptional wines. With the combination of the terroirs, the best climate and the best winemaking techniques, the natural result is the best wine!
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