Moores Hill is owned by 2 couples- Julian Allport & Fiona Weller and Tim & Sheena High. Between them, they possess a excellent blend of skills and experience. They all work actively in the business of growing, making and selling wine.
Julian is a winemaker and tends Moores Hill’s vines; Fiona has a marketing background and runs Moores Hill cellar door; Tim has extensive international corporate experience and Sheena is a viticulturist.
A small team work with Fiona & Julian year round in the vineyard and cellar door. At harvest time, we recruit a keen group of locals and travellers to pick the grapes by hand.
Julian is a winemaker and co-owner of Moores Hill Vineyard.
He grew up on the Hawkesbury River in NSW, before obtaining a Bachelor of Science from Macquarie University. Following stints in the outdoor equipment industry and the early days of e-commerce, he started mucking around with grapes in Mudgee.
He decided to get serious about winemaking, studying oenology at the University of Adelaide. Vintages in McLaren Vale and California followed before coming to Tasmania in 2008 for a vintage job at Bay of Fires. Moores Hill happened to be for sale at the time so Julian convinced wife Fiona that moving to Tasmania permanently to run a vineyard would be a good idea.
Julian Allport can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Fiona Weller, Moores Hill co-owner and wife of winemaker, Julian Allport. Fiona manages the cellar door & wine club and is eager to share her intimate knowledge of Moores Hill wines.
Fiona Weller can be contacted at email@example.com.
Following an extensive international corporate career, Tim has retired to the Tamar Valley.
Tim High can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A qualified viticulturist, Sheena developed, & managed the Native Point vineyard at Swan Bay.
Sheena High can be contacted at email@example.com.
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