In 1975 the vineyard was replanted by the new owner, Dr Hugh Catchlove, a Wangaratta radiologist. The present owner is Jim Sawyer, a Barnawartha grazier and businessman. His 435 acre property has over 100 acres planted to vines. The property was subdivided in 2014 into 3 lots, Mount Prior retains to Cellar Door and wine making complex with 100 acres of premium vines including: Durif, Shiraz, cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay.
They look forward to seeing you at their Cellar Door. They are a small personalised winery dedicated to providing the best service to you, so come and meet their friendly Cellar Door staff. Sabine, Brian and Heather are all there to make your purchases a pleasant and very personal experience – all know their wines and can advise if you are having difficulty choosing – that best wine to suit your particular situation, the best choice for those on a budget and no matter what your question the staff have been well informed to satisfy your wine needs.
Opening Hours 7 days 10 - 5