The Wineries


The brand “Koonara Wines” label represents one of the most recognized families of wine from Australia South East. Incorporating the famous Coonawarra region for full bodied red wines to Australia’s coolest climate mainland region the beautiful yet harsh Mt Gambier.

Dru Reschke and wife Nicole work together with their good friend and Winemaker Peter Douglas, ex chief winemaker at Wynns for 15 years and developing his skills spent vintages in Bordeaux with ‘Chateau Leoville Barton’, Napa Valley with Constellation, both Sicily and Tunisia with ‘Casa Vinicola Calatrasi’ and ‘Puglia’.

Old world passion with new world techniques has established the wines from Koonara as a benchmark for the region.

Awarded a 5 star winery from James Halliday, Koonara will compete with all and any and is not afraid to do so.