Ben Riggs, our Chief Winemaker has proudly served the Australian wine industry for over 25 years, winning more than 20 trophies.
After spending a decade and a half as winemaker for Wirra Wirra, Ben decided it was time for his own star to shine. Ben started making wines under his own name “Mr Riggs” and the accolades soon followed, winning more than 20 Australian wine industry trophies.
Ben has been crowned Bushing King, the highest honour in McLaren Vale three times for making the best wine at this Regional Wine Show. Now Ben enjoys the limelight travelling the world and expressing his passion for McLaren Vale Shiraz and creating a new legend for Australia Swan Vintage.