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Our Team

Ken Cooper


Nick Bulleid MW

Lead Consultant

Nick is a master of wine and one of Australia’s leading wine judges.  He is a respected member of the wine industry elite and his knowledge and opinion is sought by all sections of the wine community.  We are delighted that Nick has been involved with the Rotherwood vineyard since its inception.  His experience, guidance, and wisdom continues to be inspirational.

Tim Esson

Viticultural Consultant

Tim is a New Zealander who started his career in Marlborough before moving to Australia in the mid-1990’s.  After working on a range of prestige properties he started his own business in 2005 and now consults or manages 16 vineyards in premium cool climate areas.  This breadth of knowledge and experience is an invaluable resource for Rotherwood.

David Young

Business & Sales Manager

David brings a wealth of business experience to Rotherwood.  He has particular expertise in logistics and sales.  He does not have a wine background but has fallen in love with this very special industry.  Every business needs good management – we are fortunate to have David on the team.

Jonathon Holgate


Jonathon is the chief winemaker at High Range Vintners. He brings highly relevant experience and a dedicated and talented approach to his winemaking. He has accumulated an impressive and growing lists of awards. At Rotherwood we are always looking for the best winemakers for our particular varieties. Our relationship with Jonathon continues to develop and we expect him to be making all our 2016 vintages.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.
Rotherwood Estate NSW Vignerons License No. LIQW880010292.