Tapanappa is the brain-child of Brian Croser, a true visionary and one of
the most influential names in the Australian wine industry over the past
five decades. With Petaluma, he established the first winery in the
As twice Chairman of the Australian Winemakers Federation and numerous
other roles, Croser has worked tirelessly as an advocate for Australian
wine, continually challenging his peers and government.
In some respects, Tapanappa represents a homecomcing. Tapanappa has
taken back ownership of the original Petaluma winery in the Adelaide
Hills. The focus here is very much on quality, from vineyard
holdings in Wrattonbully, the Fleurieu Peninsula and the Adelaide Hills.