Numerous properties grow grapes and produce wine

Numerous properties start to grow grapes and produce wine. By 1830, there are 207 properties on 1000 or more acres. (Lucas, 41-61; Wollombi Museum). This includes “Dalwood”, established in 1829 by George Wyndham and “Thornthwaite” established in 1834 by grazier and cultivator, Joseph Docker at Dartbrook, Upper Hunter district. (ADB and SLNSW)