Penfolds Wines Australia Limited

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Penfolds Wines Australia Limited

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Dates of existence

1961 - 1977


The company was registered in Canberra on 7 June 1961 and acquired the Penfolds group of wine companies, a business founded in 1844 by Dr Christopher Rawson Penfold. Its subsidiaries included Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd, Penfold Wines (Victoria) Pry Ltd, Dalwood Vineyards Pty Ltd, Warrington's Wine Cafe Ltd, Auldana Ltd, Barossa Vineyards Ltd, Modbury Vineyards Ltd, Australian Motel Industries Ltd. The company and its subsidiaries were acquired by Tooth and Company in November 1976 and the company was delisted on 23 March 1977.


Factories and Branch offices: Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane; Vineyards: South Australia and New South Wales

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beverage manufacturing; grocery and liquor wholesaling

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Entered from deposit description on 25 June 2012




Jobson's Year Book of Public Companies 1976/77; 1977/78

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