Wine Insights is Australia’s leading total wine services provider. Its centrally located winery, with a capacity to crush 13 000 tonnes and extensive tank storage facility of 11 million litres, ensure optimum economies for cost effective wine production.
A fully integrated, modern high volume bottling hall with 3 separate lines provide a range of packaging options and efficient solutions. Warehousing and logistics for domestic and export markets are managed for a wide range of clients from all wine regions of Australia.
Wine Insights’ core strength is its team of highly experienced and professional wine industry specialists with extensive knowledge and expertise. The Wine Insights team can provide a vast range of solutions for your winery or wine business.
Over 25 years experience in the liquor industry, Peter became an Executive Director in 2004 when he merged Australian Wine Supply (AWS) with Wine Insights. In 2005 Peter took on the role of National Manager Retail Operations for the Taverner Hotel Group. Peter was also a shareholder and part of the management team who successfully sold the group for $380 million to supermarket giant Woolworths. Peter joined Wine Insights as Chief Executive Officer in July 2006 and now holds the role of Managing Director.
Allison joined Wine Insights in 2008 bringing 20 years of commercial experience to her role as Financial Controller. Allison has gained experience in Sales, Customer Service, HR and Project Management, giving her a more diverse skill base and a greater understanding of the different business challenges and opportunities that arise. She has been instrumental in Wine Insights’ success to date by totally overhauling all the company’s reporting systems and streamlining accounting processes. Allison was appointed CEO in August, 2012.
David Palmer joined Wine Insights on the 1st July 2013. He is an experienced liquor industry professional, with an extensive background in liquor retail, wholesale, wine production, import and export, direct marketing and online sales. In 1999 after joining the Cellarmaster Group as their buyer David went on to join their senior management team in a variety of key positions from Trading Manager to Business Development Director including a focus on the Asian market. In 2007 he was a member of the Executive team that prepared the Cellarmasters for sale by Fosters Group to Archer Capital.
Wilhelm began his career in the wine industry in 1993, working in warehousing with KWV in Paarl, South Africa, and contract packaging with Paarl Valley Bottling where he was closely involved with production planning, purchasing and distribution. In 2000 Wilhelm began operating his own transport company, concentrating on shipping container transport in the Western Cape. In 2003 Wilhelm took a position with ALM in New Zealand, managing a liquor distribution centre. He gained extensive knowledge in warehouse management systems and provided 3PL service to major customers such as Pernod Ricard and Maxxium.
Wilhelm joined Wine Insights in 2007 and now oversees the day to day operation of the entire Griffith winery.
Rod Hooper is an accomplished winemaker with over 30 vintages to his name. Rod has spent the last decade realising his passion making preservative free and organic wines for his Macaw Creek brand. At last count he has won 30 trophies, including 51 gold, and more than 300 other medals.
Wine Insights’ approach is state-of-the-art and with that comes speed and price. And price is king in this environment.