Meet the Maker

Bec Hardy is a 6th generation member of and the first female vigneron from the Hardy's, one of Australia’s oldest wine families.

6th generation & first female vigneron

The Hardy name has been synonymous with South Australian wine since the 1850s and Bec Hardy continues that tradition, building on the experience and reputation of her predecessors with a modern twist on 170 years of winemaking heritage.

Bec is now making her own way in the Australian wine world with her own strategic approach to brand and business growth. Established in 2015, Bec Hardy Wines is a family-owned wine business based in McLaren Vale, South Australia.


  • 40 under 40 Business Awards

    In 2021, Bec was also recognised as one of South Australia’s finest young business people at the annual ‘40 under 40’ Business Awards.

  • 2021 Regional Export Company of the Year Award

    The team at Bec Hardy Wines was thrilled to be named as the ‘Regional Exporter of the Year 2021’ at the SA Premier’s Export Awards, held to showcase South Australian exporters with remarkable capabilities to the world.


    In 2020, James Halliday afforded the 2017 vintage of the Tipsy Hill Cabernet Sauvignon with a 99-point score, a rarely bestowed near perfect result.