Wine Label - Great Western Winery, Sparkling Burgundy, 1888-1918 Reg. No: SH 901419
- Large maroon rectangular paper wine bottle label, used at H.W.H Irvine's winery at Great Western, 1888-1918. The label depicts the Irvine crest.
Wine label is printed in silver ink and reads: "Irvine's Sparkling Burgundy. Hans W.H. Irvine, Proprietor. Great Western, Victoria, Australia".
Hans Irvine's Sparkling wines were the first successful wines of their type to be grown in Victoria.
- Large maroon rectangular paper label printed in silver ink with inscriptions in script and the Irvine crest.
|Dimensions:||7.90 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||great western, rural industry, trades, viticulture, viticulture winemaking, wine, wineries, working life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Great Western Winery Timeline 1858-1922, History of Wine Labels Used at Great Western Vineyard, 1888-1918, Hans William Henry Irvine, Vigneron & Politician (1856-1922), Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Hans William Henry Irvine, Vigneron & Politician (1856-1922)|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Viticulture & Wine Making|
|Tertiary Classification:||product labels|
|Inscriptions:||Text: IRVINE'S/Sparkling Burgundy/HANS W.H. IRVINE, Proproetor,/GREAT WESTERN VINEYARD/VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.|
|Maker:||Mr Hans Irvine - Great Western Vineyards & Champagne Cellars, Great Western, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1918
Irvine purchased the Great Western Winery in 1888 and sold it in 1918.
The Vigneron, March 25, 1909.
H.W.H. Irvine entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography: http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090433b.htm. Viewed LDH, 20.05.08.
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