Steve Jackman



We want you to know the people behind your favourite Grounded Cru wine, so we're introducing you to the team! Say hi to Steve. 👋

We’re thrilled to introduce you to our key Shiraz grower, Steve Jackman, yep, Jacko’s dad!

Favourite wine region:

McLaren Vale - can't beat it. It's also been home for the last 45 years!

Favourite grape variety:


Favourite food: 

Thai and Italian.

Favourite holiday destination: 

South Africa.


I have a wife, two sons, and four grandkids.

Favourite sporting team: 

Port Power!

Favourite band/s:

Eagles & Beatles. Spotify playlists ‘Yacht Rock’ and ‘70’s Roadtrip’ get a good run over summer holidays too!

Home town: 

Adelaide, South Australia.

If you weren’t a grape grower, what would be your dream job?

I’d love to be a groundskeeper at the Adelaide Oval.

When you’re not growing some of the finest Shiraz grapes in the region, what do you like to do?  

We love to travel. In semi-retirement, we try and sneak one decent holiday in a year.