About : Jim Barry Wines is a family winery based in the Clare Valley of South Australia. The company was founded in 1959 by Jim and Nancy Barry. Jim Barry was the 17th qualified winemaker in Australia and the first qualified winemaker to work in the Clare Valley. Jim met Nancy in 1950 and married a year later. Wanting to start their own label they started producing wine under Jim Barry Wines in 1959. The company is now owned and managed by Peter Barry, a second generation family winemaker.