Daryl Groom






Daryl's Wines

Out of stock - more coming soon. In the meantime try Karen Birmingham California Petite Sirah 2018

Out of stock - more coming soon. In the meantime try Sharon Weeks Cattoo Central Coast Chardonnay 2018

Out of stock - more coming soon. In the meantime try DRG Daryl Groom Barossa Zinfandel Shiraz 2018

8-time winemaker of the year, the man who made $800 Penfolds Grange

    • Meet Daryl... a 35-year veteran of the wine biz, credited eight-times as Winemaker of the Year, named by Food & Wine Magazine as one of 11 visionaries to change the world of wine... and oh yes, he served up his wines at the Oscars and Emmys two years in a row! Safe to say, the man's accomplished.
    • Working as the senior white and red winemaker at Penfolds, his 1986 Penfolds Grange was arguably one of the top 3 Granges ever made - 98 points from Spectator and Robert Parker. And now that he works for you, he loves showing off wines from Australia and his California home – Sonoma and Russian River Valley. 
    • Thanks to your funding, Daryl can focus on doing what he loves – making great wine and sharing great wine. And he selects the best barrels he needs and farms to the best quality. "You are a gift from God to a winemaker," he says. "I knew there were Angels in heaven!"

      –– "Groom made Penfolds' flagship red, Grange Hermitage, which has become Australia's most collectible wine." --Wine Spectator, on the $500+ Grange
      –– "Groom is my choice for Winemaker of the Year " -- LA Times, Dan Berger
      –– "Daryl Groom. The human Tornado. " -- Bill Rice, Chicago Tribune

Map of the Vineyard

Daryl Groom's Story

Daryl has been a winemaker for 35 years... with some of his wines even served at the Oscars and Emmys two years in a row!

With experience in wineries such as Krondorf in the Barossa, Saltram, Peter Lehman, Kaiser Stuhl and finally working with penfolds between 1982 - 1989. His 1986 Penfolds Grange was arguably one of the top 3 Granges ever made.

Daryl only makes wines that he personally loves to drink and loves to make... his Aussie wines come from his own vineyards, planted by his and his sister in laws family - so you could say Daryl has full control over the whole process!

Daryl LOVES making (and drinking) Shiraz... It's silky, sexy and simply delicious he says. Daryl loves the personality of all the different styles and thinks Shiraz offers the greatest value of all red wines. Daryl loves to make wine and he loves people drinking his wine.

Naked Angels allow Daryl the financing to put best resources into making quality wine. He can select the best barrels he needs and farm to the best quality.

"Naked is a gift from god to a winemaker, I knew there were angels in heaven!"

Daryl's Archangels

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Wine has become a hobby for me. I enjoy trying new wines and am constantly learning. A perfect night for me is sitting home with family, enjoying a nice dinner, a game of cards, and few bottles of good wine!