Nardone Baker Wines

Frank Nardone and Patrick Baker tastingNardone Baker Wines is a family-owned Australian wine producer, based in South Australia, making wines that are enjoyed all around the world.

It is run by brothers-in-law, Frank Nardone and Patrick Baker, who strongly believe their success to date has been due to:

  • their long-standing relationships with growers, their award-winning winemaker and listening to their customers' needs, market by market, around the world.

Mind you, the rest of the team thinks the fact that Frank and Patrick enjoy drinking their wine themselves, must also have something to do with their success!!

Our History

Our historyThe history of Nardone Baker Wines stems back two generations to Joe Nardone and John Baker. Their roots originating from Europe and then establishing landholding in South Australia ...


Our People

Frank Nardone and Patrick Baker tasting While Joe Nardone and John Baker have now stepped back to relax and enjoy the fruits of their labour, the second generation, Frank Nardone and Patrick Baker, have stepped into the fray, with a shared vision of building upon their European heritage to produce great Australian wines.

Under Frank and Patrick's guidance, Nardone Baker Wines has assembled a core team of specialists, chief of whom is wine maker, Brian Light.


Our Facilities

facilitiesNestled amid the rolling hills and vineyards of McLaren Vale in South Australia's Fleurieu region, Boar's Rock boasts state-of-the-art operational, production and reporting procedures to ensure first class handling and storage of Nardone Baker wines.



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Wine Quotes & Toasts

It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend; one's present or future thirst; the excellence of the wine; or any other reason."

Latin saying 

No thing more excellent nor more valuable than wine was ever granted mankind by God."


God made only water, but man made wine.

Victor Hugo

What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.


Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach.

Spanish saying 

Now is the time for drinking, now is the time to beat the earth with unfettered foot. "


Both to the rich and poor, wine is the happy antidote for sorrow.


Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved."

Medieval German saying 

Drink no longer water but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

St. Paul, 1 Timothy 5:23

Wine is sunlight, held together by water."

Galileo Galilei

A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine."

Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin 

Wine is the pearl in the oyster of the grape.

Charles A. Nardone, Mirabella Ranch, Texas USA 

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages."

Louis Pasteur

A waltz and a glass of wine invite an encore."

Johann Strauss

Wine cheereth God and man."

Judges 9:13

Good wine is a good familiar creature if it well used."


Wine is a constant proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Benjamin Franklin 

A man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry."

Ecclesiastes 8:15

Wine is bottled poetry."

Robert Louis Stevenson  

Quickly bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may whet my mind and say something clever."


Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues."

Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

Contact Details

Nardone Baker Wines

PO Box 386, McLaren Vale, South Australia, 5171, Australia.

10 Gray Street, Kilkenny, South Australia, 5009, Australia
Phone +61 8 8445 8100 
Fax +61 8 8445 8200

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