Jim Barry Portrait PaintingJim Barry History

The late Jim Barry was a pioneer of the Australian wine industry. He was the first qualified winemaker to work in the Clare Valley of South Australia and with his wife, Nancy, built a successful wine business which has produced trophy-winning wines since its establishment in 1959. Today, the company is headed by Jim’s second son Peter, who took over from his father as Managing Director.

 "Sometimes it takes longer than a lifetime to do a lifetime's work… it's now up to my children." - Jim Barry 1925 – 2004.


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20 Years of Armagh for Clare Gourmet Weekend

20 Years of Armagh with Peter Barry
SATURDAY 17 MAY, 10AM
33 Craig Hill Road, Clare
Join Peter Barry for a rare opportunity to taste 12 vintages of the Iconic ‘The Armagh’ Shiraz. Highlights include 1992, 1999, 2002, 2006 and 2010. Guests have the opportunity to purchase some back vintage wines from the family cellar, which are no longer available to the public.

Places are limited to 20.

Wine Show Awards November

Jim Barry Wines have earned some terrific results over the wine show season. This has continued in recent weeks, with a number of wines receiving medals at the 2013 Clare Valley Regional Wine Show, Royal Hobart Wine Show and the National Wine Show Awards in Canberra.

At the Clare Valley Regional Wine Show: The Armagh Shiraz 2008, The Benbournie Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 and The Florita Riesling 2004 were each awarded gold medals.

Tom Barry named Young Winemaker of the Year 2013

Third generation winemaker at Jim Barry Wines, Tom Barry, was named Young Winemaker of the Year at the prestigious Gourmet Traveller WINE awards in Sydney tonight.

“To be honoured by your peers with an award such as this is a very humbling experience,” Tom admitted.

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