With university qualifications in biochemistry and wine science and many years experience in senior winemaking and management roles, wine-show judging, wine research and extension, Gary is one of Australia’s most respected wine professionals.

In 2020, Gary received a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to oenology as a winemaker, consultant and judge, and to professional associations.

As a Director and Senior consultant of WNC since 1994, Gary travels domestically and internationally, providing technical advice on all aspects of wine production, and remaining up to date with worldwide winemaking trends and viticultural issues.