Accolade Wines sells Nannup winery to Fogarty Wine Group

Wines of honor has reached an agreement to sell its Nannup winery to Australian company Fogarty Wine Group, for an undisclosed sum.

Accolade Wines’ Houghton and Brookland Valley brands will continue to be produced at the Nannup winery, located southeast of Perth, and at Fogarty Wine Group’s Margaret River sites. The agreement will also allow the two companies to explore additional cooperation opportunities around Australia.

Fogarty Wine Group’s portfolio includes Dalwhinnie, Lake’s Folly, Deep Woods Estate and Evans & Tate.

Accolade Wines CEO Robert Foye said: “Through our agreement, Accolade Wines will have access to Fogarty Wine Group’s ultra-premium wineries and a wider range of assets in Western Australia and Australia. nationwide, providing opportunities across our combined networks for our brands and businesses.”

Peter Fogarty, Founder and Executive Chairman of Fogarty Wine Group, added: “We welcome the opportunity to create this long-term relationship with Accolade Wines as we both have strong brands in Western Australia and a growing presence in Tasmania.

He continued: “Our companies share a commitment to producing some of the most economical wines alongside some of the best ultra-premium Cabernets and Chardonnays produced by Margaret River and Australia. We believe that this new relationship offers synergies in processing while further improving the quality of all our wines.

Elisha A. Tilghman