There were a number of vineyards at Hinton in the early days and they produced a lot of good wines.
Some of the winemakers won prizes overseas for their wines.
Louis Armbruster had 8,000 gallons of wine for sale in February 1880. Peter Quinn had 500 gallons for sale, the product of one year from three acres of vines in 1874. James Montague Smith of Nulla Nulla Vinyards had 2,000 gallons for sale at sixpence a gallon in 1883.
Other winemakers were Edward Hallman, John Christison and William Christian.
The types of wines made at Hinton were Sweet Wine, White Shiraz, Dry White, Dry Red, Liqueur Red and Pinot Noir.