About Pepperjack BORN IN 1996... Then winemaker, Nigel Dolan decided to release a group of wines that highlighted what the Barossa Valley did best, rich, honest and vibrant reds of consistent quality. Since its release Pepperjack Shiraz has become Australia's Number 1 red wine by value and it's Cabernet Sauvignon is Australia's Number 1 Cabernet Sauvignon priced $19 and above. Pepperjack is a tribute to the Barossa's rich heritage. The winemaking team has respect for traditional winemaking techniques and is also dynamic and imaginative. The Pepperjack winemakers are conscious of modern wine styles, and are creating wines that reflect their passion for this special region. The Pepperjack wines are rich and honest - showcasing the Barossa's outstanding qualities.