Founded in 1992 by Brian McGuigan, Australian Vintage Limited (AVL) is an Australian wine company with capabilities in vineyards, boutique and bulk wine productions, packaging, marketing, and distribution. It is the second largest vineyard owner and manager in Australia, and operates brands including McGuigan, Miranda, Tempus Two, Nepenthe, and Passion Pop. Australian Vintage has 567 employees and over $286 million in sales, and crushes approximately 10% of the total Australian annual production of grapes. Through diverse winemaking techniques and regionality, AVL creates a wide range of wine styles that reflect the individuality of its consumers.
Wilton Enterprises, founded in 1929, holds the number one position in cake decorating, bakeware, and tea kettle retail. Wilton is the largest and most diversified company in the craft industry, offering a comprehensive and innovative range of baking, candy making, wedding, kitchen, and hydration products. Wilton also operates the Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Art and hosts cake decorating lessons online. Wilton is owned by TowerBrook Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm in the United States.