Murray Tyrrell (winemaker)

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Murray D. Tyrrell
Born (1921-02-10)10 February 1921
Cessnock, NSW
Died 2 October 2000(2000-10-02) (aged 79)
Sydney, NSW
Nationality Australian
Occupation Wine Maker
Known for furthering the wine industry

Murray Davey Tyrrell AM (10 February 1921 – 2 October 2000)[1] was a prominent Australian winemaker.[2][3]

He was prominent in the development of the wine industry in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, and for many years was regarded as the leading promoter and spokesperson for the wine industry there.

In the 1986 Australia Day Honours, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).[4]


  1. ^ Our History Tyrrell's Wines
  2. ^ Murray Tyrrell Tyrrell's Wines
  3. ^ "ABC News: PM". Retrieved 12 Mar 2014. 
  4. ^ "It's an Honour". 1986-01-26. Retrieved 12 Mar 2014. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Paterson, David (1983). Tyrrell's 125 Years of Traditional Wine Making: A Family's History. Sydney: Tyrrell's Vineyards Pty. Ltd. ISBN 0959256601.