De Bortoli wine estate was founded by Giuseppina and Vittorio De Bortoli in late - 1920s. The family’s passion and love towards this craft led them to adopt the motto – Semper ad Majora, which means ‘always striving for better’. De Bortoli Wines owns vineyards all across Australia, including the reputed Hunter Valley region. Hunter Valley is one of Australia’s oldest and most renowned grape-growing regions, producing fruit with great depth and character. De Bortoli Hunter Valley has created some marvellous vintages that include their award - winning Semillon varietal and their mouth - watering Shiraz, both of which are beloved De Bortoli wines.