Ben Glaetzer

Ben Glaetzer

Ben Glaetzer graduated in winemaking from Adelaide University, after working at Barossa Valley Estate during school and university holidays.

Having worked in the Hunter Valley and travelling extensively throughout many of the worlds wine regions, Ben returned to the Barossa and joined the family company.

Ben’s ability to blend traditional winemaking techniques with a modern flair is reflected in the style of all wines under the Glaetzer label.

Ben Glaetzer has chalked up some prestigious winemaking honours. These include:

Colin Glaetzer

Colin, along with wife Judith and their three sons established Glaetzer Wines in 1995. Colin was awarded the title of Baron of the Barossa in recognition of his winemaking skills and his contribution to the cultural traditions of the Valley.

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The Vineyards

All fruit for Glaetzer Wines is taken from the small sub-region of the northern Barossa Valley, called Ebenezer. Exceptional quality fruit from a loyal group of third and fourth generation family growers is the backbone of Glaetzer wines.

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The Winemaking

Ben describes his winemaking philosophy as 'being guided more by the artistic side in flavours, aromatics and the overall personality of a wine…art comes into it when allowing a natural process to occur rather than trying to influence it'.

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