Welcoming Brendan Hawker, our new Senior Winemaker

Published on: 14th December 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Brendan Hawker has joined our long-serving winemaking team!

No stranger, Brendan has spent a great deal of time at Yering Station at different points throughout his career – totaling 8 years all up. Brendan first started with us as bright-eyed Cellar Hand and soon worked his way up to the position of Winemaker. Now, Brendan returns at the helm and ready to lead us through Vintage 2021.

We’re thrilled to have his passion, integrity-driven approach leading our team and vision. Learn more about Brendan and his journey here.

The Yering Station winemaking & viticulture team. L – R: James Oliver (Winemaker), Brendan Hawker (Senior Winemaker), Rod Harrison (Viticulturist), Garry Shotter (Assistant Winemaker & Cellar Manager), Thomas “Bucky” Mullen (Vineyard Manager). Not pictured: Darren Rathbone (CEO & Winemaker across the Rathbone Wine Group).