My parents Nina and Steve are both Greek immigrants to Australia and met each other while picking grapes in the Riverland in 1961. They soon bought a plot of land on which to build a farming business and in 1965 they proudly picked the first grapes off their own vineyard.
I grew up amongst these vines, learning the family business before founding the winery next to our vineyard in 1985. Our winemaking style quickly struck a chord as we began exporting our wines around the world, finding particular early success in the UK and Canada.
From these beginnings we have grown to become one of Australia’s most significant wine exporters and grape growers, strongly focused on long term relationships with customers around the world and building our reputation for quality, reliability and continuous improvement.
Nina and Steve still can still be found at the winery on most days while I continue to run the winery and vineyards. My wife Ivanka looks after key export customers while our three school age daughters have the ‘Mo Sisters Vineyard’ named in their honour, and I very much look forward to the day they start adding their own chapters to our family’s journey in wine.