Bilyara Cask Halls SA

Innovation and functionality see Ahrens provide ‘double-barrelled’ construction solution in the Barossa

Ahrens construct expansive new 18,000 square metre Cask Hall expansion for TWE in the Barossa

Partnering with premium wine company Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), Ahrens were appointed to deliver new cask halls to increase TWE Barossa’s capacity for wine storage, with the ability to hold 100,000 barrels.

Ahrens provides a comprehensive understanding of what ingredients are involved in offering seamless integration of functionality and design on every project they complete, combined with competitive pricing. This makes Ahrens the perfect choice when it comes to construction solutions in the heart of the Barossa, and this project was no exception.

Ahrens, a national full service construction, engineering, mining services and rural infrastructure company, are the most vertically integrated construction company in Australia, which allows them to reduce costs and improve efficiencies for their clients. The fifth generation family business offers clients a one-stop shop to take their project from concept to completion, which was key to the successful delivery of this venture.

With a long history of providing cask halls for the food and beverage sector, Ahrens supplied and erected the steel, cladding, stormwater, concrete works and fireproofing for the expansive 18,000m2 multi-million dollar facility to be used by TWE, to the highest quality and on-schedule.

Adding to an impressive portfolio of work for leading brands such as Hentley Farm, Coopers and Vinpac, Ahrens are a trusted provider of wine infrastructure solutions, having completed projects of all sizes from cask halls and winery buildings to breweries, visitor centres, barrel stores, sheds, fit-outs and extensions.

Ahrens use their significant pool of in-house capabilities for labour, trades, plant and equipment to provide high quality environments based on expansive design and construction experience, committed to providing every client with cutting edge project solutions.

The cask halls were a special assignment for Ahrens as the original five 12-metre span buildings were built by third generation family member Bob Ahrens.

Ahrens’ collaborative, hands-on approach to delivering high quality, value for money results continues to see clients return to Ahrens time and time again for design and construction solutions, further affirming Ahrens’ reputation as a leading provider of wine infrastructure solutions across Australia.

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