Our story

It was by the light of a gas lantern, the story of Mount Pleasant was created...

It was 1921 and Maurice O’Shea wasn’t afforded the luxury of electricity. Equipped with only basic tools and an old basket press, O’Shea brought Mount Pleasant to life.

More than 90 years on, the equipment and names have evolved, but the principles and the vineyards remain the same. Along with a philosophy of honouring O’Shea’s legacy through individual wines, special sites and celebrated styles.

Our History

Established by winemaker Maurice O’Shea in 1921, Mount Pleasant’s history is rich in legends, legacies and special wines.

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Maurice O'Shea

He was the man who created the Mount Pleasant legacy and would go on to become a legend of Australian wine.

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Our People

There have only been five Chief Winemakers at the helm throughout Mount Pleasant’s 98-year history. Today, the team are led by Adrian Sparks and demonstrate...

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Awards & Accolades

Mount Pleasant’s award winning history dates back to its early beginnings, a tradition of success which continues today.

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