Chateau Yaldara

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Chateau Yaldara
Photograph of the front of the Chateau building
Chateau Yaldara
Location Lyndoch, South Australia, Australia
Coordinates 34°34′34″S 138°52′28″E / 34.576059°S 138.874466°E / -34.576059; 138.874466Coordinates: 34°34′34″S 138°52′28″E / 34.576059°S 138.874466°E / -34.576059; 138.874466
Wine region Barossa Valley
Founded 1947 (1947)
Key people
  • Hermann Thumm (founder)
  • Zhitai Wang (1847 Wines)
  • Kuifen Wang (1847 Wines)
Parent company 1847 Wines
Varietals Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Pinot gris, Sauvignon blanc, [1]
Other products Tawny
Tasting Seven days 10am to 5pm [2]
Website 1847wines.com/chateau-yaldara/

Chateau Yaldara is an Australian winery located near Lyndoch, South Australia in the historic Barossa Valley wine-growing region.[3][4]

History[edit]

The winery was founded by the Hermann Thumm in 1947 after he emigrated to Australia from Europe in 1946.[5] The site chosen for the winery was on the banks of the North Para River[6] at an old flour mill dating back to 1855. The winery was named "Yaldara" after the local aboriginal word meaning "sparkling".[5]

After over fifty years ownership, Hermann Thumm sold the winery in 1999 to the wine company McGuigan Wines.[5] In 2014, it was purchased by 1847, a wine company owned by Zhitai Wang of New South Wales and Kuifen Wang of Qingdao, in Shandong, China.[5]

See also[edit]

List of wineries in the Barossa Valley

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yaldara Range". 1847 Wines. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "1847 Wines". Barossa. Archived from the original on 7 April 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Barossa Visitor Information Centre Archived 8 September 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Chateau Yaldara 1847 Wines". VisitVineyards. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d Chateau Yaldara has been sold to Chinese-owned company 1847 Winery, The Advertiser, 24 July 2014
  6. ^ South Australia: McGuigan Barossa Valley - Home of Chateau Yaldara