Our History

We have a long line of history which demonstrates our vast knowledge of the wine industry.




+ 1978

One of the earliest commercial plantings of vines in the Geographe region.

+ 1999

Jackie Barton and Adrian Jones discovered and acquired the property nestled on the outskirts of Donnybrook. At that time grapes from the property were supplied to other local wineries.

+ 2002

The first test vintage of wine was made, 50 cases of Semillon was all that was needed to prove the quality of the fruit from the old vines and pave the way for more serious volumes in subsequent years.

+ 2003

The Blackboy Ridge label was created, named after the location of the vineyard, abundant examples of this exotic and iconic Australian plant.

+ 2007

The first wines in the Barton Jones premium range were created as premium wooded styles with complexity and cellaring potential.

+ 2010

Initial plans began for the development of a stunning cellar door building on the vineyard, Adrian put his engineering skills to good use to modify an exciting passive solar design.

+ 2013

Launch of a new Cellar Series range of wines under the BartonJones brand which will become the house wine at the cellar door. The vibrant floral design for this Series takes the place of the Blackboy Ridge range.

+ 2018

A year for change which saw Barton Jones Wines sold to Preeti and Brad Coughlan who took ownership in early December of the Vineyard and Cellar door.