Tim Heath joined Katnook Coonawarra in July 2018, taking over from founding winemaker Wayne Stehbens. Prior to this, Tim was winemaker for fourteen years at Cloudy Bay, New Zealand. Tim brings a wealth of international expertise and creative flair that is sure to build on Stehbens’ legacy and take Katnook into an exciting future.
With a background in horticulture in New Zealand, Chris Brodie joined the Katnook Estate team in 1997.
He oversees integrated viticultural management systems which take into account the four key elements for optimal grape quality: water, plant nutrition, pest and disease control and sunlight. Chris is also a board member of the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO).
Cellar Door Manager
Since 1994, Michelle has offered the warmest welcome possible to visitors to Katnook Cellar Door.
Michelle also manages the Katnook Cellar Club, weddings and functions with remarkable efficiency and professionalism. These qualities lead her to be selected as a finalist in the 2018 Australian Women in Wine Awards.