Evans & Tate plant the land to vines and set about crafting wines of exceptional quality. They name the vineyard 'Redbrook', after Tate’s beloved Daschund.1975
The partnership between John Tate and John Evans winds up. John Tate and his wife Toni take over the winery.1983
Evans & Tate Classic Semillon Sauvignon Blanc (Dry White) is released as a fresh and easy-drinking blend. Twenty-five years on, it continues to be Australia’s favourite Margaret River wine (Nielsen MAT Value 2012).1987
The popularity and demand for Evans & Tate wines continues to grow, selling approximately 150,000 cases of wine, up from 6,000 cases in 1987.1994
A new winery in Margaret River is built with capacity for 3,500 barrels in two temperature-controlled barrel halls. In reaction to the nationwide demand for their wines, Evans & Tate continues to expand their operations.1999
The Evans & Tate 1999 Margaret River Shiraz wins Best Red Wine at the 17th Annual International Wine Challenge in London, beating 4,875 entries. It is the first time a Western Australian red wine has won such a prestigious and significant award.2000
Chief Winemaker Matthew Byrne joins Evans & Tate and brings international experience of vintages from South Africa to California.2001
The Cellar Door at Redbrook opens. Perched among the first vines planted by John Tate and John Evans, the state-of-the-art facility cements Evans & Tate as one of the region’s premier wineries.2002
The McWilliam family, one of Australia's First Families of Wine, finalises the purchase of Evans & Tate. This brings together Australia's most awarded winemaker with Australia's favourite Margaret River wines.2007
Evans & Tate wins Most Successful Exhibitor at all three major Western Australian wine shows – Perth Royal Wine Show, Qantas Wine Show of Western Australia and Margaret River Wine Show. This includes an incredible seven trophies at the Qantas Wine Show alone.2010
Evans & Tate is awarded five red stars by James Halliday in his 2011 Australian Wine Companion.2011
The 2009 Redbrook Cabernet Sauvignon is a triple trophy winner at the International Wine Competition.2013
Evans & Tate dominated the 2015 Margaret River Wine Show, taking home five trophies including Most Successful Exhibitor. The Evans & Tate 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon won the trophy for Best Red Wine of Show and Best Cabernet Sauvignon, while the Evans & Tate 2013 Malbec won the trophy for Best Other Red Varietal.
The Evans & Tate Metricup Road 2014 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc won Best Wine (Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon).
Fogarty Wine Group acquires controlling interest in Evans & Tate.2017