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Meet Our Team

Kreglinger Wine Estates

John Hosken, CEO

John Hosken joined the Kreglinger Wine Estates team in 2015 coming from a background of agricultural production at Webster Limited and fast moving consumer goods sales at Carlton United Breweries. 

Since then John has brought in some of the southern hemisphere's top talent to the winemaking and viticulture teams at Kreglinger Wine Estates.

Fred Strachan, Head Viticulturist

Fred has a love for all things agriculture having grown up on his parent’s South Australian stone fruit and fig farm that he now owns with his sister.

Fred turned his hand to viticulture in 2002 and honed his skills with prominent winemakers Yalumba, before deciding to call Tasmania home in 2015.

Fred heads up the viticulture team overseeing the operation of our seven vineyards in Northern Tasmania ensuring we are able to produce all estate grown wines. 

Callum Czyz, State Sales Manager, Tasmania

Callum Czyz has been part of the Kreglinger Wine Estates team for over 2 years.  A born and bred Tasmanian, his passion for wine has been an ongoing love affair. 

With 9 years’ experience in hospitality running some leading Tasmanian restaurants and bars in Hobart, Callum has been exposed to both sales and customer experience management roles, which plays a major part in his position within Kreglinger Wine Estates.
 

Rachel Ciezki, Marketing Manager

With a background in sales, marketing and cellar door experience, Rachel joined the team in 2017 and manages all marketing, events, PR and communications across the Kreglinger Wine Estates portfolio.

A native Tasmanian, Rachel is a passionate advocate for Tasmanian wine, Tasmanian produce and our growing Tourism industry.

Pipers Brook Vineyard 

Luke Whittle, Senior Winemaker

Luke’s winemaking career began in New Zealand, working part time in a West Auckland winery in 2007 while completing a degree in Wine Science at the University of Auckland. After several vintages in New Zealand Luke made the move to Central Victoria to work with the Balgownie Estate in 2011. 

Having gained experience in vintage winemaking in Canada and Germany, Luke was drawn to Tasmania in 2015 to pursue an ever-growing passion for cool climate wines. Luke returned in 2016 and in September was appointed as Senior winemaker with Pipers Brook Vineyard. 

Norfolk Rise Vineyard

Alice Baker, Senior Winemaker

Alice grew up among the apple trees of the Adelaide Hills, and after completing an undergraduate degree at Adelaide University with honours in Geology and Geophysics, she worked for PIRSA using spectral sensing technology to evaluate soils and drill core for industry. After completing vintages in McLaren Vale, she returned to study Oenology and Viticulture at Adelaide University. She has travelled, tasted and worked in some far reaching wine regions of the world including, Kakheti Georgia, the Okanagan Valley Canada, Chile, California, France and South Africa before calling the coastal town of Robe home.

George Andrews, Vineyard Manager

George was brought up on a farm in the local area and initially pursued a career in the fishing industry which took him around Australia as well as to New Zealand. In 1997 he began his studies in viticulture, and in 1998 he returned home to help develop a vineyard on family land in the newly emerging region of Mount Benson. In 2000, George joined Norfolk Rise as the property manager and has been a major contributor to its development over the past 17 years.

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