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2000s

2000: Murray Tyrrell dies, is succeeded by Bruce Tyrrell as CEO of Tyrrell's Wines.

2000: Lindeman's sponsor both Great Britain and Canada at the Sydney Olympics – the Hunter River winery is a major focus of activity during the Games.

2000: The Fogarty family buys Lakes Folly from the Lake family. Rod Kempe appointed manager / winemaker.

2001: Jay Tulloch buys back the Tulloch brand from Southcorp, he establishes a new cellar door.

2001: Rosemount merges with Southcorp Wines.

2003: The new Tulloch Cellar Door opens, Christina Tulloch as CEO.

2005: Rosemount / Southcorp bought by the Fosters Brewing Group.

2005: Russell & Katrina Leslie buy the old John Hunter Estate on Wilderness Road, including the house Lancedene.

2006: Michael Hope sells Hill of Hope to Xstrata Coal, buys the old Rothbury Estate winery and vineyard in Pokolbin.

2006: Russell & Katrina Leslie buy Gartelmann's vineyard on Wilderness Road.

2008: Ablington expanded to include part of the old Steven property on grey alluvial soils.

2009: James Becker joins the Oakvale team as winemaker.

2009: Max Lake dies aged 84.

2009: Russell & Katrina Leslie buy Warrarrong Estate on Wilderness Road.

2009: Craig Brown-Thomas and Steve Allen buy Moon Mountain vineyard and establish Thomas Allen Wines.

2009: Fosters puts Rosemount Winery and vineyards up for sale, shuts the winery and sells off equipment. BHP Mining buys the Roxburgh Vineyard land but not the name. The remaining 36 acres of vines are now called Ogilvie's View and grapes are purchased by Scarborough Wines in Pokolbin