Our dedicated and experienced team at Lowestoft take great pride in producing outstanding wines for your enjoyment.

Liam McElhinney

Chief Winemaker

Liam is the Marlborough-born genius behind some of the world’s most iconic Sauvignon Blancs, such as The Ned and Saint Clair. He has won numerous awards, including a Best in Show Trophy at the Decanter World Wine Awards. Liam is a cool climate winemaking expert with previous experience at New Zealand’s Marisco, Te Pa and Trinity wineries, as well as working in France, Canada and the United States.

Julian Langworthy

FWG Group Winemaker

Julian is regarded as one of Australia’s most talented winemakers with awards such as James Halliday’s Chardonnay Challenge winner and Winemaker of the Year, and the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy. Julian’s impressive career includes vintages in France, Canada and the Barossa Valley.

John Fogarty

Chief Viticulturist

John has been the Chief Viticulturist for the Fogarty Wine Group since 2002 and oversees the management of the Group’s premium vineyard sites across Australia. John’s focus on sustainability, fruit quality and innovation ensures only the best fruit is available to the winemakers. In 2017 he was awarded the Langton’s prestigious Viticultural Excellence Award. John is ably supported in Tasmania by Christian de Camps and at Lowestoft by Fred Peacock who is one of Tasmania’s and Australia’s most highly regarded viticulturists. Fred has managed the Lowestoft vineyard for over 30 years.