The Petrucci family has been operating its vineyards in McLaren Vale for over 30 years, selling their grapes to various leading wineries. Since 1999, the family has released wine under the Sabella label. The release of our own wines has been developed on the basis of a successful marriage between viticulture and winemaking and bearing the Statue of Abundance – this symbol epitomizes the values which we share with the fine qualities of wine and life itself. Nestled in the heart of McLaren Vale, we have devoted passion and tradition in our vineyards, opting for an approach where quality outweighs all other substitutes and continuing with this philosophy we will endeavour to share with you these fine qualities. In December 2009, Sabella Vineyards' 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon won the prestigious AWBC George Mackey Trophy for the most outstanding export wine of 2008/09, edging out the 16,000+ other wines the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation wine inspectors tasted in 2008/2009 as part of the export evaluation process.