Archived posts from October 2013


Retirement of Hunter Valley legend Phil Ryan as Chief Winemaker

Retirement of Hunter Valley legend Phil Ryan as Chief Winemaker
9
Oct

Mount Pleasant is one of the Hunter Valley’s most awarded and iconic wineries. The bulk of the success enjoyed in recent years can be attributed to the hard work and prodigious winemaking talent of the recently retired Chief Winemaker, Phil Ryan. Throughout his stewardship, Mount Pleasant was awarded a staggering three championships, more than 169 […]

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Q&A with Mount Pleasant Chief Winemaker, Jim Chatto

– Mount Pleasant Wines

Q&A with Mount Pleasant Chief Winemaker, Jim Chatto
4
Oct

Earlier this year, Jim Chatto joined the team as the new Chief Winemaker. Amazingly, he is only the fourth Chief Winemaker to be based at Mount Pleasant since the legendary Maurice O’Shea established the winery in 1921. Jim brings stellar credentials and an appetite for creating exceptional wines, boasting 20 vintages of Hunter Valley Winemaking […]

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