The Hops & Vine Australian boutique beers and wine business is owned by Joe Libertino a passionate supporter of Australian boutique wine and craft beer producers. Joe has 30 years’ experience as a wine and beers merchant with the last 20 years focused on identifying and retailing the best of the boutique products from specialty craft providers around the country.


For many years Joe owned the Westgarth Boutique Wine Store in Westgarth. Although the Hops and Vine Australian shopfront is a relatively new venture in Warrandyte on the doorstep of the Yarra Valley. Joe looks forward to welcoming you in providing the same exciting experiences as he brought to Westgarth.


As a long term advocate for locally crafted wine, beer and spirits Joe is always delighted to share his abundant knowledge with those of similar minds. Tastings are a great occasion, but call by at any time during the very generous opening hours.