Pioneer Thomas Hardy had a vision. He wanted to manufacture wines that would be loved and prized in domestic as well as international markets. To fulfil his dream, he founded Hardy Wines and bottled his first vintage in the year 1857. Since this historic moment, the Hardy family has been dedicated to the cause of producing elegant and delicious wines in order to keep his passion alive and see his vision fulfilled. Five generations of the Hardy family have worked hard to keep the business alive and it has been going strong for the past 160 years. The winemaking team at Hardy Wines strives to blend together traditional methods with modern technology and equipment in order to establish a harmonious relationship between the two and produce innovative, supreme - quality wines. Hardy Wines has become a world - renowned brand and is loved by wine - enthusiasts both young and old.