The site that sells wine.


Family owned for 150 years, Tyrrell’s Wines is one of Australia’s most prominent Vineyards and intends to maintain this position for another century to come.

The site is not only a branded retail store, but a trusted advisor of wine, helping users feel truly looked after, understood and confident in their purchase choices.



UX Direction
Responsive Website Design


2015 at T-bone Productions


Tim Brennan, Digital Strategy & UX



Our goal in 2015 was to re-establish the Tyrrell's site with a focus on it’s history, celebrating it’s successful 150 years in operation, whilst optimising the eCommerce experience.

With easy site navigation, obvious calls to action, insightful content, automated solutions to consumer actions, robust and reliable eCommerce technology, and a balanced aesthetic bridging it’s extensive history with the modern age, the website provides users with the highest level of customer service which matches that received at the cellar door in the Hunter Valley.



The Tyrrell's Wines business wanted higher conversion rates from online sales.  The shopping experience not only needed to process orders in a timely and efficient manner but also accommodate users with the same nature of service they would receive at the physical cellar door.


An operative solution was created that included powerful search functionality, allowing browsing customers to locate and categorise vineyard products according to range, variety and vintage. The full service ecommerce system also makes personalised recommendations based on current selections to encourage product cross sells and push consumer spend - without rushing a consumer to checkout.


Making It Responsive

The Tyrrell's site is built on a responsive grid system that easily adapts to desktop, tablet and mobile break points. Two of the main focuses of the responsive design were simplifying the site navigation and ecommerce flows, with simplified user journeys promoting and recommending products to users.


The Roll Out

We saw great results in the three months following the relaunch of the site. It was a privilege to meet the needs of a brands that demands the best of itself.


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