Yalumba is synonymous with Australian winemaking. Established in 1849, it is the country's oldest family-owned winery. They are also a member of the Australian First Families of Wine, a group of twelve family-owned wineries that includes Howard Park and d'Arenberg. Yalumba is renowned for introducing new wine styles and grape varieties to Australia over the years, in particular Viognier.
Chief Winemaker Louisa Rose is considered one of Australia's best. She has won several awards over the years, including Winemaker of the Year for Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine and the IWSC Women in Wine award.
Their entry level Eden Valley Viognier is produced from vineyards of 20-30 years of age, fermented in matured in 60% old French oak barrels and 40% stainless steel tanks.