2019 could be the year for women in the wine industry after several wins and glass ceiling-shattering moments in 2018.

Meet the Winemaker

Meet the Winemaker: Tom Barry (Jim Barry Wines)

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Jim Barry wines, one of Australia’s great family-owned companies, now in the capable hands of its founder’s g…

Meet the Winemaker: Janice McDonald (Burch Family Wines)

Dedicated to creating delicious wines, the 2018 Gourmet Traveller WINE Winemaker of the Year Janice McDonald embraces teamwork and allowing the grape…

Deck the halls & meet our winemakers

Count down to Christmas with our vinous advent calendar of 24 wines to discover and savour, and meet the men and women behind these superb wines.

Meet the Winemaker: Craig Stansborough (Grant Burge)

Knee-deep in grapes from a young age, this Barossa winemaker muses on mentors, food and wine matches, the love of a big barrel and respect for resour…

Meet the Winemaker: Katherine Brown, Brown Brothers

As a fourth-generation member of the Brown Brothers Wine Family, Katherine Brown is brightening the future of this well-loved Australian Winery.

Meet the Winemaker: Mike Symons

Stonier Wines Manager Mike Symons began his career producing premium pinot noir and chardonnay at Petaluma Winery in 1989. After moving to Italy to w…

Interview with Dan Swincer - St Hugo

Daniel Swincer became a winemaker simply because it looked like a fun thing to do. And he’s sure having a lot of fun at St Hugo. His day involves tas…

Interview with David Bicknell, Oakridge Wines

Getting to travel and taste wine would be a dream come true for many of us. In his own words, David Bicknell considers himself a “lucky bastard.” Ear…

Interview with Steve Baraglia, Pikes

Passionate, determined, dedicated and hard working,Steve Baraglia has many of the qualities of a great winemaker. The small family vineyard was plant…