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 McElhinney is the Marlborough-born genius behind some of the world's most iconic sauvignon blancs including The Ned and Saint Clair. In 2009 McElhinney was named one of Australia’s Top 10 Young Winemakers. Since then, he's won over 20 gold medals and six trophies, including the Decanter Sauvignon Blanc ‘Best in Show’ trophy and the ‘New Zealand Wine of the Year’ trophy at the China Best Value Wine Awards.

A cool climate expert with prior experience at New Zealand’s Marisco, Te Pā and Trinity Hill wineries, McElhinney now resides in Tasmania where he operates as General Manager and Chief Winemaker for Tasmanian Vintners.

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 Award 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 more than 350 hectares of premium vineyards throughout Western Australia, and buying fruit from over 65 growers. John’s interest in planting and training young vines is coupled with an ardent focus on 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 has an unmatched knowledge of some of the best vineyard sites across WA.