David Farmer wine merchant and now industry veteran opened a store in the Canberra suburb of Manuka in June, 1975. Continuously since then David has been tasting, buying and selling wines. To understand what creates the flavours of wine, David, from the late 1990s, explored the role of soils, landscapes and geology by mapping many wine regions.
Benjamin Parker began retailing wine in 1987 and joined David to begin the new business of Glug in early 2004. In that year Benjamin worked his first vintage at the Rolf Binder winery in the Barossa winery. Benjamin is the General Manager and winemaker of Glug and the winery is situated at the Samuel Road winery Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley.