Our People

Led by Chief Winemaker, Adrian Sparks, the Mount Pleasant team demonstrate a philosophy focused on sharing the best of the Hunter Valley told through every vineyard and every glass.

Adrian Sparks

Chief Winemaker

Wine after wine, year after year (20 in fact!), Adrian has established himself as a true artist of winemaking, who excels in shaping his wines into something truly special. 

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Dan Conlin

Cellar Manager / Assistant Winemaker 

Dan has quickly impressed since joining in 2015, climbing the ranks from cellar hand to his current role, where he plays a big hand in every aspect of the winemaking process.

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Steve Ferguson

Vineyard Manager

Steve combines his multi-regional experience with dedication and love of the Hunter area to maintain and improve the vineyards, and supply the winery with the best fruit possible.

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Damien Colbert

Cellar Door Manager

Damien enjoys how his role allows him to meet such a wide variety of people - all with unique tastes and preferences -  no two days are the same!

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Damien Colbert

Nesha Stuart

Wine Club Manager

A familiar face at the Cellar Door, Nesha is passionate about educating her Members and Customers on the world of wine and delivering memorable experiences. 

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