Smidge Wines is a small batch specialist, producing rare and exclusive wines of exceptional quality in extremely limited quantities

Introducing Smidge Wines

About Smidge

Founded by globally awarded winemaker Matt Wenk

First Exported wine nominated for the George Mackay Trophy (Aust Best Exported Wine)

Listed as One of Australia's Top Wineries

5 Red Stars - Australian Wine Companion 8 Consecutive Years

Private Label Producer of the Year (Melbourne International Wine Competition)

100% Independent, end to end production

Our Portfolio

Over 21 years Smidge Wines Portfolio has developed multiple tiers, each offering wine consumers a different experience.

Houdini Range

Attractively priced introduction to the Smidge Family of wines

Story Book/ White Label

All single varietal and regional wines showcasing the winemaking of Matt Wenk

Pedra Branca

Project Series, each year different wines, regions or techniques are chosen

Icon Range

Flagship Barossa Shiraz Blend, & Cabernet from Smidge Estate Block.

Rutherglen Grand Muscat

Fortified Muscat with an average 17 years in barrel.

Magic Dirt

A single barrel of Shiraz from the best example of each subregion – Not made every year.

Matt Wenk Series

Single vineyard, ultra premium barrel selected wines

Buyers Own Brand

Source, blend & export, high volume wines to businesses looking for access to affordable, quality Australian Wines.

Some Recent Reviews

Our Approach

Focus on long term partnerships

Support Clients in Market - visits, dinners, tastings, support brand and sales

Building new winery on estate vineyard

Focus on quality and control (100% on-site)

About Matt Wenk

Smidge Founder and Winemaker 

Awarded Honors in Oenology, completed > 30 Vintages across France, California, Hunter Valley, Barossa & now McLaren Vale

11 Years as Chief Winemaker @ Two Hands. became only winemaker to have wines in the Wine Spectator Top 100 for 10 consecutive years.

Recipient of prestigious Len Evans Tutorial Scholarship

Creator of Matt Decanted Podcast Series

Trained as international wine judge

"Matt Wenk has a winner with this label" Harvey Steiman Wine Spectator

"Smidge Wines is the work of Matt Wenk, ...a huge talent to watch" Campbell Mattinson

Community Support

Each year Smidge Wines supports community groups and charities that align with our core values. Some of these include:

Corporate Reference

Company Name: Smidge Wines Pty Ltd

Winery Address:  150 Tatachilla Road McLaren Vale

Key Contact: Trish Callaghan - Director / General Manager

Key Contact 2: Matt Wenk - Founder / Winemaker

Get in Touch

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Winery: 150 Tatachilla Road McLaren Vale SA 5061