Producer Profile


The Koerner brothers, Damon and Jono, are dedicated to modernizing the classic wine styles of the Clare Valley while still honoring its heritage. They experiment with traditional Clare Valley varieties like Riesling, Cabernet, and Malbec, as well as alternative varieties that showcase the region's diversity. By sourcing fruit from their family vineyard and embracing contemporary winemaking techniques—such as fermenting in terracotta and ceramic vessels and minimizing additions in the winery—they are elevating their wines and gaining recognition in the industry.

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Where The Wines Come From

Clare Valley

The Clare Valley, situated in South Australia, is renowned for its cool climate and distinctive Riesling wines. In recent years, the region has also gained recognition for its commitment to natural winemaking. With its rolling hills, ancient soils, and a focus on sustainable farming practices, Clare Valley provides an ideal environment for producing vibrant and expressive wines. Natural winemakers here prioritize organic and biodynamic methods, allowing the grapes to express their unique terroir with minimal intervention. By eschewing chemical additives and relying on natural fermentation, they produce wines that showcase the purity of the fruit and the region's unique characteristics. Clare Valley's natural wines are known for their bright acidity, intense citrus and floral aromas, and a distinct minerality derived from the region's ancient soils. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Clare Valley remains at the forefront of Australia's natural wine movement, offering a taste of the region's rich heritage and pristine landscapes with each bottle.