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Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2017

Portavin is delighted to announce its commitment to the wine industry yet once again ! We are honored to be a presenting partner at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards (RMWA). Running since 1884, it is considered as one of Australia’s most celebrated event and is conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria…. read more

Portavin to support 2017 Margaret River Wine Show

Portavin is proud to announce its association with the 2017 Margaret River Wine Show which will return to Dunsborough from the 30 October to 2 November 2017. This is the 16th Margaret River Wine Show and this year’s show is expected to be the biggest yet with 21 Judges and Associates tasting and assessing the… read more


Portavin is thrilled to announce its association with the Young Gun of Wine 2018 awards in its 12th year. Registrations are already underway to find, celebrate and showcase Australia’s young and emerging winemakers. Open to Australian winemakers up to 45 years, this event is looking for talent that spells ” Diversity…. read more

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. was introduced to the… read more