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Top 20 winery Salena Estate Wines  goes into administration: Products sold at Liquorland, Dan Murphys<!-- wp:html --><div> <p><strong>Salena Estate Wines Pty Ltd in administration</strong><br /> <strong>Family winery founded in 1998 </strong></p> <p class="author-section byline-plain">By Stephen Johnson, Daily Mail Australia economics reporter </p> <p class="byline-section"><span class="article-timestamp article-timestamp-published"> <span class="article-timestamp-label">Published:</span> 22:10 EST, February 25, 2024 </span> | <span class="article-timestamp article-timestamp-updated"> <span class="article-timestamp-label">Updated:</span> 22:12 EST, February 25, 2024 </span> </p> <p> <!-- ad: https://mads.dailymail.co.uk/v8/us/news/none/article/other/para_top.html --> <!-- CWV --><!--[if !IE]>>--> <!– <!--[if IE]>--></p> <p> <!--[if !IE]>>--> <!–<!--[if IE]>--></p> <p> <!--[if !IE]>>--> <!–<!--[if gte IE 8]>>--> <!– <!--[if IE 8]>--></p> <p> <!--[if IE 9]>--></p> <p> <!--[if IE]>--></p> <p> <!--[if !IE]> --> <!–</p> <p> <!-- SiteCatalyst code version: H.20.3. Copyright 1997-2009 Omniture, Inc. More info available at http://www.omniture.com --> </p> <p> <!-- End SiteCatalyst code version: H.20.3. --> <!--[if IE]>--></p> <p> <!--[if !IE]> --> <!–<!--[if IE]>--></p> <p> <!--[if !IE]> --> <!– <!-- CWV --></p> <div> <p class="mol-para-with-font">A family-owned winery whose organic products are stocked in Coles and Woolworths has gone into administration after 25 years.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Salena Estate Wines Pty Ltd went into administration on February 22 and KPMG South Australia senior partner Tim Mableson was appointed administrator. </p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The company was among Australia’s top 20 wine producers and exported to 10 countries, growing grapes on 250 hectares of land at Bookpurnong in the state’s Riverland region.</p> <div class="artSplitter mol-img-group"> <div class="mol-img"> <div class="image-wrap"> </div> </div> <p class="imageCaption">A family-owned winery whose organic products are stocked in Coles and Woolworths has gone into administration after 25 years.</p> </div> <div class="artSplitter mol-img-group"> <div class="mol-img"> <div class="image-wrap"> </div> </div> <p class="imageCaption">Chief executive Bob Franchitto (pictured) and his wife Sylvia founded the company in the South Australian town of Loxton in 1998, naming it after their daughter Salena Muirden, who was, until recently, director of winery marketing.</p> </div> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Chief executive Bob Franchitto and his wife Sylvia founded the company near the South Australian town of Loxton in 1998, naming it after their daughter Salena Muirden, who was, until recently, marketing director at the winery.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The organic wines were stocked at Liquorland, owned by Coles, and Dan Murphys, owned by Woolworths. </p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Their labels included Salena’s Twisted Sticks, The Timekeeper and BFR.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">The winery has won a prestigious gold medal at the 2022 Riverland Wine Show, with accolades among its 1,500 trophies and medals.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Salena Estate Wines can continue trading while administrators reach an agreement with creditors. </p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Daily Mail Australia has contacted Salena Estate Wines and KPMG for comment. </p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">It is understood that a manager was at the warehouse on Monday. </p> <div class="artSplitter mol-img-group"> <div class="mol-img"> <div class="image-wrap"> </div> </div> <p class="imageCaption">Their labels included Salena’s Twisted Sticks, The Timekeeper and BFR.</p> </div> </div> <p> <!-- ad: https://mads.dailymail.co.uk/v8/us/news/none/article/other/inread_player.html --></p> <div class="column-content cleared"> <div class="shareArticles"> <h3 class="social-links-title">Share or comment on this article: Top 20 Salena Estate Wines Goes into Administration – Products Sold at Liquorland, Dan Murphys</h3> </div> </div> </div><!-- /wp:html -->

Salena Estate Wines Pty Ltd in administration
Family winery founded in 1998

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A family-owned winery whose organic products are stocked in Coles and Woolworths has gone into administration after 25 years.

Salena Estate Wines Pty Ltd went into administration on February 22 and KPMG South Australia senior partner Tim Mableson was appointed administrator.

The company was among Australia’s top 20 wine producers and exported to 10 countries, growing grapes on 250 hectares of land at Bookpurnong in the state’s Riverland region.

A family-owned winery whose organic products are stocked in Coles and Woolworths has gone into administration after 25 years.

Chief executive Bob Franchitto (pictured) and his wife Sylvia founded the company in the South Australian town of Loxton in 1998, naming it after their daughter Salena Muirden, who was, until recently, director of winery marketing.

Chief executive Bob Franchitto and his wife Sylvia founded the company near the South Australian town of Loxton in 1998, naming it after their daughter Salena Muirden, who was, until recently, marketing director at the winery.

The organic wines were stocked at Liquorland, owned by Coles, and Dan Murphys, owned by Woolworths.

Their labels included Salena’s Twisted Sticks, The Timekeeper and BFR.

The winery has won a prestigious gold medal at the 2022 Riverland Wine Show, with accolades among its 1,500 trophies and medals.

Salena Estate Wines can continue trading while administrators reach an agreement with creditors.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Salena Estate Wines and KPMG for comment.

It is understood that a manager was at the warehouse on Monday.

Their labels included Salena’s Twisted Sticks, The Timekeeper and BFR.

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