Bannockburn is an estate in the Geelong region, South Victoria, Australia. Its founder was supermarket magnate Stuart Hooper (who died in 1997 aged 81).

Owner: Gary Farr. He has no formal wine training but did vintages in Burgundy at Domaine Dujac under Jacques Seysses. 

History: On 11th November 1997 the estate was hit by a freak and devastating hailstorm.


Patrick Matthews, ‘The Farr Side’, Wine Magazine, January 1998, p.48-49