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Chief Winemaker Adrian Sparks named 2019 Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year

Chief Winemaker Adrian Sparks named 2019 Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year

Mount Pleasant is thrilled to announce that Chief Winemaker Adrian Sparks has been awarded the prestigious title of Winemaker of the Year at the Hunter Valley Wine Industry Gala, an annual event that celebrates individuals who have made a significant contribution to the region’s flourishing wine and tourism industry.A highly respected and acclaimed Australian winemaker, Adrian is only the fifth person to hold the post in Mount Pleasant’s 98-year history, following in the footsteps of legenda...

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Winemaker Adrian Sparks Joins Mount Pleasant

Winemaker Adrian Sparks Joins Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is pleased to announce that Senior Winemaker Adrian Sparks will be joining their winemaking team in the Hunter Valley. Adrian joined McWilliam’s in 2002 as a graduate of Charles Sturt University and has since risen to the position of Senior Winemaker. Among other duties Adrian has been responsible for the very successful Tumbarumba Chardonnay projects, including the 842, Barwang and Armchair Critic wines. Adrian has also been responsible for the Tightrope Walker wines from...

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