Exciting young winemaker joins Montvalley

Daniel “Buckets” Binet, a nickname given to him by a local Hunter identity, was born on the island of Efate, Vanuatu and immigrated to Australia in the early eighties.

After completing school Daniel left for Europe to explore his French heritage and complete vintages abroad. After returning to Australia, Daniel embarked on his winemaking career.

Daniel is in his 14th vintage in the Hunter Valley and has been making Montvalley’s wines for the past two vintages.

He has also been a senior wine show judge with experience across regional and international wine shows for the last eight year. Daniel is also Winemaker/Director of Hunter Valley wine labels; Ballabourneen Wine Co and his family label Domaine de Binet.