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Mike Davies and Peter Walker from Portavin with Peter Kelly (centre) from Thorne-Clarke Wines at the Perth Young Gun Of Wine Event.

Young Gun of Wine 2017 proving popular across the country

The Young Gun of Wine Awards for 2017 are well underway, nominations are in and the first round of events happily celebrated. A strong field of 195 winemakers are in the running and a maximum of two wines from each have been paraded before peers, sommeliers, communicators and consumers at… read more

Staff Profile – Matt Aldridge

Here we sit down with Portavin Victoria’s Matt Aldridge to gain a better insight into what makes him leap out of bed each day. As a qualified wine maker Matt has held the role of Wine Technical Services and Warehouse manager at Portavin’s Cheltenham bottling facility since 2008. He is… read more

Portavin Ownership Announcement

We are pleased to announce that San Miguel Yamamura Australasia Pty Ltd (“SMYA”) will be acquiring Portavin Holdings Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries.  This purchase will be completed early 2017. This acquisition is in line with the growing confidence of both companies in the Australian wine industry and related packaging… read more

Portavin WA Blitzes BRC Audit

From the 14th of November for four days Portavin WA’s quality systems and practices were put under the microscope as we underwent our annual BRC external audit. Across our two WA sites (Perth and Margaret River), our level of compliance to the BRC, HACCP and Aldi standards were put to… read more

Festive Season Operating Hours 2016

Our team would like to wish you and your loved ones all the very best during this years festive season and thank you for your support in 2016! Each Portavin site will be open at various times during this year’s holiday season, please see our operating hours below for each… read more

Finally, Wine Label – Bottle Compatibility Made Easy!

A great new initiative has been released at the recent WPA (Wine Packers of Australia) forum. It was the second WPA labelling forum where a wide array packaging companies and industry specialists from Glassmakers through to Label Designers gather to discuss all matters labelling. Sizemeup.com.au sizemeup.com.au was introduced to the… read more

Peter Walker celebrates 20 years with Portavin

We would like to congratulate Peter Walker on 20 years with Portavin! Peter first joined Portavin when it was a fledgling mobile bottling business in Margaret River. Mike Davies (Portavin Founder) said that Peter’s competency in running the machinery along with his commitment to our clients and being an all-round… read more

James Halliday AM Wins The Cullen Award For Excellence

The Cullen Award For Excellence honours the legacy of Diana Madeline Cullen and Dr Kevin John Cullen. In 2016 Cullen Wines commemorate their 45th year of producing wines in Wilyabrup, Margaret River, and proudly introduce the inaugural Cullen Award for Excellence. This award honours the contribution made to Western Australian… read more