Yarraman Estate has appointed Domaine Wine Shippers (DWS) as the exclusive Australian distributor of its Classic Hunter and Black Cyprus ranges.

Andy Lyon, CEO for Yarraman Estate, said: "We are delighted to have been invited to join the exciting collection of brands at Domaine Wine Shippers.

"Domaine Wine Shippers have a balanced approach committed to the promotion, distribution and growth of vineyards at the quality end of the market as well as leaders in the value-for-money sector in all Australian states."

Lyon added: "The compatibility of our brand with the existing DWS pedigree was undeniable and an opportunity not to be missed. I look forward to the promising future of this partnership."

Melinda Steel, spokesperson for Domaine Wine Shippers, said: "Throughout our 27 years of operation, DWS have been committed to only represent premium vineyards from across Australia, New Zealand & France and we're extremely proud to announce the addition of Yarraman Estate into our Australian selection. Our new partnership enhances our existing brands by offering a point of difference, premium wines, a wonderful history and absolute value for money."

The Yarraman Estate and DWS partnership is effective from 1 July.