October 16, 1837: On this day Johann Gramp, an Austrian farmer, set foot in Australia. Gramp would go on to establish a vineyard in the Barossa Valley, named G Gramp & Sons by his son Gustav. Successive generations of his family worked in the wine making industry, and though the original company was sold in 1970, Tim Gramp, the fifth generation, founded Tim Gramp Wines in 1996.

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