1951: Murray Bruce Tyrrell (Bruce) born in Cessnock.

1952: Hector Tulloch introduces Pokolbin Dry Red and Hunter River White wines, distributed by Johnnie Walker.

1955: Len Evans arrives in Australia.

1955: Karl Stockhausen arrives in Australia at Greta Migrant camp. He goes to work for Lindeman's after a couple of weeks in the camp.

1956: Lindeman's launch Ben Ean Moselle – not a Hunter Valley wine, but a multi-state blend named after the Hunter Valley vineyard. This style of labelling also applies to Lindeman's Porphyry Sauternes – named after the Porphyry vineyard near Seaham but not grown or made there.

1959: Karl Stockhausen takes over running Lindeman's Ben Ean winery.

1959: Dan Tyrrell dies; Murray Tyrrell takes over running the family company.

1956: Maurice O'Shea dies, Brian Walsh appointed Mount Pleasant winemaker.

1956: Lindeman's appointed as sponsor for the Melbourne Olympic Games.