Alex McFarlane

Alex champions South Africa’s two heritage varieties - Chenin Blanc and Cinsault. You could argue no country does these grapes better.

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Ana Carazo

Ana is a young, energetic and passionate winemaker, on a solo mission to make great wines from the unique old vineyards of Matanza de Soria.

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Benjamin Darnault

Not only are we great friends, but this guy makes the most delightfully drinkable and characterful French wines you could possibly imagine.

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Benjamin Laroche

Benjamin’s mission is to showcase the amazing and varied terroirs Chablis has to offer.

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Berene Sauls

When I was tipped off on an employee of the legendary Hamilton Russell Vineyards making her own wine on the side, I had to find out more.

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Berta Valgañón

In wine, there’s nothing like the thrill of discovering something new, from someone who absolutely deserves success. And Berta is exactly that person.

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César Márquez

César comes from one of the most famous and revered winemaking families in Spain.

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Chiara Condello

Chiara Condello is a name on the rise - wine critics are hailing her as driving the ‘new wave’ of Romagna Sangiovese.

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Connie Schwaderer

One of the very best in Chile - she was crowned Winemaker of the Year there six years ago.

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DAMIEN LAURENT

Born in Champagne and educated in Bordeaux, Damien learnt his craft from the godfather of French Sauvignon, the late Denis Dubourdieu.

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Danie Carinus

Danie’s simple but powerful philosophy is to grow the best possible fruit and find a talented winemaker to facilitate it into bottle.

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Daniel Baron

Daniel Baron is a pretty big deal in the wine world. After an early apprenticeship at Chateau Petrus, he went on to make wine for decades at Dominus, Silver Oak and Twomey in Napa.

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Eva Ventura

When I started looking for Cava for WineSpark, my Spanish winemaker friends talked me out of it. ‘Forget Cava’, they said, ‘It’s all about Penedes’.

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Federico Cerelli

The former winemaker of Solaia and Tignanello, two of Italy's most iconic wines

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francois jaurou

Francois used to be a documentary filmmaker until he decided to change career and became a winemaker.

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Gerd Stepp

Gerd grew up in a sleepy German village called Bad Durkheim, where his parents and grandparents were farmers and grapegrowers. 

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Grégory Guibergia

Domaine Saint Andrieu was discovered in 2003 by Jean-Paul and Nancy Bignon, the owners of the famous Chateau Talbot. 

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Guillaume Michaut

Guillaume spent 15+ years expertly growing grapes for his family business - until he struck out on his own in 2018

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Hervé Jestin

When it comes to organic Champagne, there’s one winemaker that commands respect and authority above all others - Hervé Jestin.

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Iria Otero

Iria is from Galicia in northwest Spain and will be your official source of Albariño at WineSpark.

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Jocelyn Hogan Wilson

Jocelyn Hogan Wilson is a name on everyone’s lips right now - from fellow respected winemakers, to wine critics and wine drinkers in the know.

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José Beneitez & Liliana Fernández

Based in Arribes, a tiny and remote region in the far west of Spain, right on the Portuguese border.

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laura gindorf

If you’re looking for the truest expression of Riesling in the world, Germany’s Mosel Valley is a great place to start.

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Laurent Fournier

An under-the-radar name (Laurent Fournier) making sensational wine in an under-the-radar region (Marsannay). Perfect.

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Laurent Habrard

Laurent Habrard describes himself as ‘the happy winemaker’ and when you speak to him, it’s hard not to get caught up in his positivity and good energy.

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Luis Louro

Alentejo - if you gave me a pot of gold to buy a vineyard anywhere on planet Earth - I’d probably pick this place.

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Maite Sánchez

Garnacha is a grape on the rise in Spain, and talented young winemakers like Maite are driving this revolution.

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Mandy Jones

Based in the unheralded Rutherglen region, 3 hours north of Melbourne, this was gold-mining country back in the 1800s.

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Marc Ripoll

Just two hours from Barcelona, I love drinking and visiting Priorat - if you like your reds big, and with tons going on, then Marc’s wines are for you.

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Mateo Ruiz

I first met Mateo through my great friend Carlos Rodriguez back in 2014. We called into his winery near Logrono for a ‘quick Sunday lunch’

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Matt Michael

Matt Michael is one of Sonoma’s hottest talents. On the side, he’s slowly growing his small family business, Baldassari Wines, with his dad Dom.

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Mauricio Lorca

Mauricio is one of Argentina's most respected winemakers, and I've known him for years. So it’s a real coup to get him on board.

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MÉLANIE Pfister

Mélanie is the 8th generation of her family to run the Pfister wine business. She’s based in the village of Dahlenheim, in the northern part of Alsace and just west of Strasbourg.

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mike paterson

Mike's great grandfather Marcus Joseph Paterson emigrated to New Zealand from Corofin Co. Clare in 1927

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Mirentxu Sanz

I firmly believe that if you’re going to have good wine in your house, you should have good olive oil too.

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MYLENE & BENOIT NICOLAS

The Nicolas family has been making the wine here since the French Revolution - Mylene and Benoit are the 6th generation to make the stuff.

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Natalia Poblete & Maria José Ortuzar

They say you should never start a business with friends - well these two are besties and it’s worked out pretty well so far.

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Nigel Ludlow

Nigel’s a one-man-band, having started with two barrels of Chardonnay in his garage in 2007 and grown steadily since.

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Olivier Hillaire

Olivier Hillaire has two big passions in life - wine and rugby. He modestly tells me he played at a ‘reasonable’ level - for Grenoble and Bayonne in the Top 14 equivalent back then.

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OSCAR ARAGON

It was on a trip early in my wine career to see Oscar and his sister Amelia that I properly fell in love with Ribera del Duero.

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PILAR GARCIA

It’s fair to say Pilar is a bit of a white wine nut. She only makes white wine. Her husband makes white wine. She’s a lecturer in the University of Valladolid, teaching students about the chemistry of white wine.

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Pilar Higuero

Pilar is the self-confessed ‘crazy wine woman of Galicia’. But the story of how she got here is fascinating.

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Rod & Emma Easthope

From their base in Hawke's Bay, Rod and Emma are making stunning wines under their Easthope Family Winegrowers label.

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Sebastien Vincenti

It was on my hunt for southern Rhone gems that my winemaker friend Denis Crespo gave me great advice. ‘Think about the Ventoux’ he told me, ‘the value and potential here is enormous’.

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SERENA & GABRIELE CORDERO

I've known Serena and her dad Gianfranco for years at Naked Wines, so I knew exactly who to ask when I was looking for some special Barolo and Barbera for WineSpark

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Takaki Okada

In a big region like Marlborough, dominated by enormous companies churning out mass-produced Sauvignon Blanc, Takaki's wine is a breath of fresh air.

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Thibaud Baudin

Winemakers like Thibaud Baudin are driving the new Beaujolais forward. Although he’s only 37, his CV is impeccable.

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Tim Smith

Tim’s been a winemaker for 35 years - and during that time he’s worked for some of the Barossa’s most iconic names… Yalumba, St Hallett and Chateau Tanunda to name but a few.

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UMBERTO MARCHIORI

Umberto Marchiori and his family are a rare breed indeed - a small Prosecco producer. In a region dominated by mass-produced generic-tasting fizz, Marchiori wines really stand out.

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Wade Metzer

My good friend Johan Kruger introduced us - they did a harvest together at Jordan Winery in 2003. Johan said he was struck by Wade’s passion and talent at the time… and his incredible focus.

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