Wines built on tradition, nurtured by skill and created by passion for the craft. Petronio blurs the line on what can be accomplished, by balancing new and old world techniques.

Our History

OUR HISTORY

From humble beginnings to where we are now...

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Yarra Ridge Winery

1996

Max Petronio began work as a casual initially in the cellar door and then gained experience as a cellar hand. Yarra Ridge supported Max in his wine studies at Charles Sturt University from 1997 – 2002

Yering Farm Wines

2002

Boutique winemakers Yering Farm Wines, employed Max for cellar door sales and as a cellar hand

First Production Of Wine

2004

The first batch of Petronio wine is made in tiny quantities at the Yering Farm Winery.

Production Increased

2008

Production increases with introduction of new wines from other Yarra Valley vineyards

Petronio Shiraz

2014

The first release of a Petronio Shiraz with fruit sourced from the Upper Yarra Valley.

Mediterranean wines

2016

New Mediterranean wines are added to the portfolio from fruit sourced outside of the King Valley

Nebbiolo and Shiraz Grapes

2017

Further expansion of the business with the addition of Nebbiolo and Shiraz grapes from the Pyrenees

Current Portfolio

Today

Petronio Wines has a portfolio of 8 varieties, fruit sourced from regional Victorian single vineyards

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