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Vinaceous Wines (established 2007) is also owned and operated by marketer Nick Stacy & winemaker Mike Kerrigan; part of the new movement of non-traditional wine producers – choosing to source grapes from the best vineyards in the premium maritime climate wine regions of Margaret River, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale to make their unique range of fine Australian wines. As well as the usual French varietals, Vinaceous champions emerging new varietals such as Pinot Grigio, Vermentino and Tempranillo.

With beautiful, original artwork inspired by the late 1800’s theatrical billboards, they have received international acclaim & awards and have come to represent a ‘traveling carnival’ of characters! Awarded the producer rating of FIVE STARS in the 2016 James Halliday Wine Companion, the Vinaceous Wines legend continues to grow – ENJOY THE SPLENDOUR OF VINACEOUS

 

Nick Stacy

NICK STACY

{Founder & Managing Director}
Nick’s love affair with wine began at 16 years of age; working in hospitality, he quickly developed a underage cellar of some of Australia’s great wines and by 23, had commenced his first wine distribution business, based in Perth, Western Australia. Within ten years, Nick created a stunning portfolio of some of the best Australian and international wine producers and in 2003, sold the business to a small French concern (LVMH). Later that year, Nick joined Great Southern producer, West Cape Howe Wines as Sales & Marketing Manager and developed the Vinaceous Wines brand in 2007 as partner, visionary and Managing Director. With a love of Chablis, women, vintage sports cars and with great humour, Nick works, lives and breathes the wine game. In both 2011 and 2013, Nick was included in Wine Business Monthly Top 50 Stars of the Australian Wine Industry.
+61 (0) 427 482 903
nick@vinaceous.com.au

Michael Kerrigan

MICHAEL KERRIGAN

{Winemaker}
With over 30 years’ experience puts Mike amongst the best winemakers in the country, and having made wine in both the Great Southern and Margaret River, he knows where the best vineyards are and how to fulfil the potential of the fruit of these vines. Having worked with great wineries past and present – with his beloved Hay Shed Hill Vineyards (Margaret River), Mike now includes Vinaceous Wines and the Right Reverend V in his already impressive portfolio. A former finalist for the coveted Australian Qantas Winemaker of the Year award, Mike brings his passion for quality wine, his genuine enthusiasm for his craft and of course his incredible talent to ensure every grape he ferments becomes one of the finest wines in the country.

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