Alexander & Paterson was established in 1892 by two Scottish families with the main company focus being wine distribution.  This small family business soon became a company of reputable standards and performance.

Taylor Ferguson & Co. Pty Ltd, established in 1898 and a forefather in the industry went on to become one of Melbourne’s greatest wine and spirit merchants.

Now known as Alepat Taylor it has become one of the most influential liquor companies in Australia and excels in three sectors of the liquor industry:  wholesaling, export and manufacturing .