The property is planted with 12ha of vineyard across three unique sites: “The View”, “The Gate” and “Belaradah”. Our viticulture practices aim to produce quality and balanced grapes while respecting the environment in which we work. This entails keeping yields low and carrying out all pruning and harvesting by hand.


Planted on a steep south-facing slope on shallow soil with underlying rock. The protection from the hot northerly winds and cooler overnight temperatures during the growing season makes this site ideal for the slow ripening of our cool-climate varietals.
Planted: 1998
Elevation: 301 m
Exposure: South
Area: 3.2 ha
Varietals: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Crepolino


Planted on a moderate slope and stretches onto flat with deeper clay-loam surface soils and underlying rock. Full exposure to sunlight throughout the day creates optimal growing conditions for warm-climate varietals.
Planted: 1998
Elevation: 158 m
Exposure: Southwest
Area: 3.4 ha
Varietals: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Viognier


Situated at the mouth of Long Gully, planted on a moderate rise, its takes full advantage of the softer morning sun and late afternoon shading. A dryer site due to exposure to northerly winds. Deep red brown clay sub soils.
Planted: 2007
Elevation: 122 m
Exposure: North
Area: 4.8 ha
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir


Stefani Estate instills passion and attention into every stage of the production process, which in turn produces fine wines that wine lovers appreciate. Our range of red and white wines is sure to satisfy the palate of every enthusiast.


Stefano Stefani


Stefano’s childhood was surrounded by vineyards and olive groves in the little village of Lonnano, Tuscany. With his family’s influence he became an avid collector of good wines. He came to Australia after meeting his wife Rina in 1981. Here he discovered great opportunities to create beautiful vineyards when the Yarra Valley property was purchased in 1997. With persistence and great passion Stefano has succeeded in living his dream of producing quality wines.

Rina Stefani


Rina co-owner with husband Stefano oversees the administration of the business and of sales both locally and overseas. Also of Italian heritage she enjoys promoting a culture of eating quality food with good wine.

Alessandro Stefani


Alessandro initially learnt about winemaking from Peter Mackey during his uni holidays helping out during vintage. After graduating as an electronic engineer he travelled to France and worked as an assistant winemaker in Burgundy. Then he worked two further years in Rheinhessen, Germany returning home to the Yarra Valley to take on the 2022 vintage. He enjoys the diversity of being part of a small family run winery and is keen to bring a fresh approach to Stefani Estate.

Jeremy Fergusson

Vineyard Manager

Jeremy has grown up in the winery industry through the family run Fergusson Winery in Yarra Glen. He has studied qualifying in Cert $ Agriculture. He began at Stefani Estate in mid 2021 and enjoys managing the vineyard. He would like to work in between the frame work of both organic and sustainable viticulture to develop the best plan to move forward. This needs to take on the challenge of having the best chance at productivity and fruit quality, while dealing with the climate impact on the vineyard ecosystem.

Alan Wang

Export Sales Team

Alan after completing a Business Mater degree at Monash University worked in the wine industry for 6 years. He joined the Stefani export team in September 2016 and is building strong relationships in private corporate sectors in China. He currently is a WSET level 4 Diploma candidate and is chasing another academic achievement.

Edison Zhang

Export Sales Team

Edison has a degree in Accounting and brings his expertise in cost analysis and export pricing. He is developing a loyal relationship with good customers and restaurant supply chains in China.


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