Our dedicated and experienced team at Tasmanian Vintners take great pride in producing outstanding wines from this unique provenance of Tasmania.

Liam McElhinney

Chief Winemaker

Liam is the Marlborough-born genius behind some of the world's most iconic Sauvignon Blancs, including The Ned and Saint Clair. He has won numerous awards, including a Best in Show Trophy at the Decanter Wine Awards, and a Wine of the Year Trophy at the China Best Value Wine Awards, as well as being one of the Wine Society’s Top 10 Young Winemakers.

Liam is a cool-climate winemaking expert with prior experience at New Zealand’s Marisco, Te Pa and Trinity Hill wineries; as well as working in France, Canada and the United States. He joined Tasmanian Vintners as the General Manager and Chief Winemaker in 2019.

Julian Langworthy

Senior Group Winemaker

Julian is regarded as one of the most talented winemakers in Australia with awards such as James Halliday's Winemaker of the Year, a Jimmy Watson Trophy winner, Ray Jordan's Winemaker of the Year, and a Wine Society Young Winemaker of the Year nominee.

His impressive career has included vintages in France and Canada, as well as senior winemaking roles in the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and Coonawarra.

John Fogarty

Chief Viticulturist

John has been the Chief Viticulturist for the Fogarty Wine Group since 2002, overseeing the management of the Group's premium vineyard sites across Australia. John’s interest in planting and training young vines is coupled with an ardent focus on sustainability and innovation. He is constantly looking at ways to increase fruit quality to ensure the Group’s winemakers can create the best wines possible. John has completed multiple degrees in viticulture and in 2017 was awarded the Langton's prestigious Viticultural Excellence Award.