Established in 1999, today Bent Creek Vineyards is a collective effort between Sam Rugari and our growing partners. With a genuine passion for all that is wine, it is a simpatico arrangement which allows for the best possible wine to be produced from prized growing regions in McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills. This process is overseen by Sam who has been the involved in the wine industry since 1976. Sam’s winemaking style involves concentrated efforts on sourcing premium fruit and he works closely with these dedicated growers to achieve the full potential from each individual site
James Halliday’s best selling and definitive guide to Australia – the “Halliday Wine Companion” – awarded Bent Creek Vineyards “Top Ten Best New Wineries 2016”. Our passion for making the best possible wine also earned us our 5 star rating in the 2016 Edition.