BROWSE PAST PROJECTS BY COUNTRY
Yalumba Winery, South Australia
Scientific assessment of phenolic extraction during whole berry pressing for the production of quality sparkling wines.
Southcord, Penfolds, South Australia
Provision of production vintage winemaking services at Yenda, Loxton and Nuriootpa wineries, with a total production responsibility of 10 million litres.
Petaluma Winery, South Australia
First job in the wine industry while at university
Saltrams Winery, South Australia
Vintage work prior to international travels
Campbells Winery, Rutherglen,Victoria
Assistant to Colin Campbell, specialising in Fortified winemaking and design of the “Merchant Prince” Muscat blend.
College winery New South Wales, Wagga Wagga
Received the Ron Potter Scholarship and became assistant winemaker to Andrew Birks whilst studying winemaking
Aurora Co-op, Bento Gonzalves, Brasil Making a range of wines over a six year period for UK wine emporter Ehrmanns Bacardi-Martini Winery, Brasil Making of a Cabernet and Chardonnay for an own label UK supermarket
Vincor, Ontario, Canada Making of Vidal/Chardonnay and Baco Noir/Cabernet blends for own label UK supermarket
Vina Aresti, Chile Making of a Carmenere and a Chardonnay for an own label UK supermarket
Feasibility study of building a winery and market analysis in the Ningxia region
Keo Due diligence assessment on winery suitability for export
Valtice Winery First Flying Winemaker project in October 1993. Making of Gruner Veltliner and St Laurent for an own label UK supermarket
Valley Vineyards, UK Design, build and implementation of modern winery at this 200 tonnes winery in Berkshire, UK. Operation of a contract winemaking service for smaller English vineyards Harvest Wine Consultancy UK Consultant Winemaker to: Pilton Manor, Sharpham vineyard, Taplow – Moorlynch, Mersea Island, Hidden Springs – Wickham and Pilton Manor, Somerset – Moorlynch Vineyard, Somerset – Bruisyard Vineyard, Suffolk – Sharpham Vineyard, Devon – Wickham Vineyards, Hampshire Harvest Wine Group, UK Creation of a 13 client/member vineyard co-operative to market and promote English wines to the UK multiples Denbies Wine Estate, UK Production consultancy, wine style development and market evaluation and penetration for wines from this 100 hectare estate – the largest vineyard and winery in the UK. Host to the inauguaral International Sparkling Wine Symposium
C.V.S. Co-op, Loire Valley Production of a Chenin/Chardonnay blend for the Four Corners label Blasimon Co-op, Bordeaux Production of Sauvignon Blanc for the Four Corners label Gardegan Co-op, Bordeaux (project winemaking) Production of Merlot for the Four Corners label Hugels et Fils, Alsace Vintage winemaking services for the vintage period for this premium French house Domaine Marshall, Burgundy Vintage winemaking services for the vintage period for this premium French house Chateaux de Beaulieu, Provence Winemake project for UK retailer Ornaison Co-op, Narbonne Winemaker project for UK retailer Val Jo Anis, Provence Making Rose for an own label UK retailer
Ungstein Co-Operative, Reinfaltz, Germany Making Riesling for an own label UK retailer
Baatapati Making a range of wines of UK Importer Ehrmanns
Indus Wines, Nasik Design of the first gravity flow premium winery in India. Consultation and implementation of procedures to produce a range of dry and off dry premium Indian wines.
Sasslove winery Production consultancy for this boutique winery in Israel, focused on the domestic kosher wine market Segal winery Production consultancy for this mid-sized winery in Israel, focused on the international wine market Dalton Winery Provision of design and build consultancy for a new instillation winery, designed to produce ultra premium, boutique kosher wines from this 800 tonne winery is now one of the most financially successful wineries in Israel
Chiantigiani, Tuscany Creation of a new world feel Chianti for own label UK supermarket Mezzacorona, Trentino Making a range of wines for a UK importer Friulvini, Friulli Making over a number of years the no 1 selling Pino Grigio in the UK market for an own label UK supermarket Beriolo, Friulli Making a range of wines for a UK importer Vinimar, Marches Making a range of wines for a UK importer Coltiva Joint venture with UK importer to produce the Made in Modena brand Cantina Grotte del Sole, Napoli Making a range of wines for a UK importer Tollo, Abbruzzo (project winemaking) Due diligence assessment on winery suitability for export Calatrasi, Sicily Consulting on all aspects of production in this large and modern facility including market penetration in the UK Rapitala, Sicily Due diligence assessment on winery suitability for export Dolianova Co-op, Sardinia Making of a range of wines for own label UK supermarket
Casa Madero Market reorientation and production redesign for a spirit-based company moving into production of premium 1000 tonne winery. Considered to be the finest winemaker in Mexico
NIS Western Enterprise Fund Performing a due diligence on three wineries to assess investment potential European Bank of Reconstruction EBRD Detailed report outlining the Moldovan wine industry structure and financial future with respect to production and marketing realities Lion Gri Overviewing and reporting on all aspects of production in this large and geographically dispersed operation Imperial Vin Consulting to this winery with improvements in the 1 million case brand Dysha Monaxa
Tacama, ICA Making of a Chenin Blanc and a Merlot for an own label UK supermarket
Serve Making Pinot Noir and Fetyaska for an own label UK supermarket
Fanagoria Winery – Temryuk Restructuring of all aspects in the production of this 2000 Ha estate and the establishment of its first premium wine styles. Myskhako Winery, Novorossisk Set up and planning in all aspects of wine production, marketing and sales for a hyper premium privately-owned 600 hectare estate winery. Now regarded as the best winery in Russia Villa, Victoria, Leninsky Put Strategic planning from onset of tho anew boutique venture.
Graham Beck Wines Production consulation in this premium South African winery to improve the product range for international focus Douglas Green Bellingham Design and development (vineyard, fermentation process, packaging) for Douglas Green wine brand and acting as “brand champion” in the UK market with agent Western Wines.
Bodega Luis Gurpegui Making a range of wines for a UK importer
Urbuz, Izmir Employed to create Turkey’s finest red winesm in this boutique ultra premium winery Fidelity Consultancy, Istanbul Ongoing consultancy on all aspects of the global wine business Doluca, Istanbul Joint venture in the “Two Continents” brand that blended grapes from both Europe and Asia
Massandra Due dilligence assessment on winery suitability for export FMO Due diligence for a Dutch investment bank on production facilities and sales opportunities on a 40 million bottle per annum wine company seeking investment.
Clos du Bois, California, USA
Detailed assessment of safety in the workplace for this quality, mid-sized winery in the Sonama County, a premium wine region of the USA Delicato, St Louis Obisbo, California, USA
Designing wines for UK importer Ehrmanns Falls Creek Vineyard, Texas, USA
Evaulation of production and wine styles for this boutique Texan winery, specialising in wine for the premium US market
Castillo Viego, Uruguay
Making a range of wines for UK importer Ehrmanns