The First Creek Family
First Creek Wines is a family owned and operated winery based in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia’s oldest wine producing region. The talented family of winemakers at First Creek comprises of Liz, Shaun and Greg Silkman.
They lead a team of winemakers with a passion for wine and aspire to transform the best fruit characteristics into premium varietal wine styles.
In 2015, First Creek Wines was awarded a remarkable 11 Trophies and 26 Gold Medals, across five wine shows, for our Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz wines. Liz is considered by her peers to be one of Australia's leading winemakers, and is a former dux of the Len Evans Tutorial. In 2016 and 2011 Chief Winemaker, Liz was named Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year at the Hunter Valley Legends Awards.
First Creek’s emphasis on careful fruit selection and a rigorous attention to detail throughout the winemaking process has produced a range of wines that appeals to both critics and consumers alike.
(Left to right, Liz Silkman, Shaun Silkman, Greg Silkman, Jenny Silkman and Katie Silkman).