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1830s

1830: William Macarthur plants a new vineyard at Camden, taking more care in selecting the site. For this new vineyard he managed to import skilled vine-dressers from Germany against strong British opposition to allowing non-British migration to NSW.
1830: Busby publishes "Manual of Plain Directions for Planting and Cultivating Vineyards and for Making Wine". This gets a much better reception than his first book and is extensively used.
1831: James Busby travels to England, France & Spain to gather cuttings.
1832: Busby returns to NSW and plants cuttings, some in the Botanical Gardens in Sydney, and a duplicate set is planted at Kirkton by William Kelman. The cuttings include Shiraz from Montpellier as well as Semillon. 20 acres of vineyard now established in the Dalwood & Gresford area.
1832: George Wyndham also plants cuttings sourced from Busby, 1400 healthy vines growing the next season: Muscatel, Black Hamburg, Red Portugal, Green Malaga (mainly a table grape), Constantina, Cabernet Franc and Black Cluster are added from other growers, along with Oporto & Gouais.
1832: Thomas Shepherd, a friend and collaborator with Busby propagates cuttings from his vines. His most notable success was Shepherd's Riesling, widely planted in the Hunter Valley and now known as Semillon. Also in Busby's collection were Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
1832: James King plants grapes at Irrawang on the Williams River using Spanish, French and Portuguese vines.
1832: Construction of the Great North Road to Newcastle via Maitland completed and opened for vehicular traffic. Australia's first steam ship Sophia Jane arrived in Sydney and placed on the Sydney to Newcastle run, capturing most of the traffic the GNR was built to take. Work commenced on another section of the Great North Road branching off at Wollombi running via Broke and Walkworth.
1832: George Bowman builds a homestead at Jerrys Plains. No grapes at this stage.
1834: Rev James Hill is reported to have planted 2500 vines at 'Milbro Dale' Estate, near Fordwich.
1835: George Wyndham's first vintage, 7500 litres in 1836 from 5 acres of vines.
1835: Scottish Australian Development Company employs trained winemaker Philobert Terrier to establish and run Kaludah Vineyard near Lochinvar.
1836: King expands his planting at Irrawang.
1836: The British colony of South Australia established.
1837: Kirkton has around 20 acres under vine, 32 by 1866, including Verdelho, Shiraz, 1838: James Tulloch arrives in Australia from Scotland, settles at Camberwell.