Croser family wrests back winery lost in hostile 2001 takeover
ABOUT 14 years after suffering a demoralising takeover, the tenacious Croser family has its Adelaide Hills winery back — and has opened a new Piccadilly Valley cellar door. According to Lucy, one of three Croser daughters, this time it’s back for good. “We will be keeping it in the family from now on,’’ she said. Lucy was in her early 20s when she had to watch her parents crumple in sadness during the takeover. “My dad was devastated, the label was lost, but we always hoped to get the land back.