ugh Hamilton and his daughter Mary Hamilton are the 5th and 6th generation of the Australian Hamilton wine dynasty. As with all families one is a Black Sheep, and Hugh Hamilton is it. His wines are far from ordinary. Hugh has a clear vision about the way he see wines and he produces accordingly. Hugh’s legacy continues as Mary is now the CEO of the family winery and brings insight, energy and enormous talent to this exciting winery.
"Our rascals, ratbags, drama queens and many other characters are all bottled up in some of Australia’s finest wines. This is a place where we take the wine seriously but not ourselves. It’s about living a quality lifestyle and having fun. As we say, “every family has one”.
Hugh and Mary are driven by the quest for individuality and quality. It is rare to see a vineyard program where no expense is spared to achieve such excellence. Given the multi generational nature of the business, it is no surprise that the focus is generational sustainability.
Michael Schreurs founded Lonely Vineyard in 2008 in order to produce beautiful, individualistic wines from special sites in Eden Valley, South Australia. The warm, dry days and cold nights combined with the unique soils and microclimates of Eden Valley allow him to make wines of great finesse