Chris is responsible for the overall activities, profitability, and direction of the business. He has worked in the wine industry for more than 40 years, and was appointed General Manager of the family winery in 1987 after studying accountancy. Prior to this position, he wore the title of Administration Manager.
Teresa is responsible for the administration and accounts at Portia Valley Wines and South Australia Wine bottlers. She is highly experienced in her role, with 40 years of office and administration management experience.
Arnna is responsible for the daily operations and export functions in the company. She manages all aspects of production planning, scheduling, overseeing purchasing and production, export documentation as well as coordinating both domestic dispatches and onsite container packing.
Kayla is responsible for social media, local sales of spirits & wine, and distilling for the PVW distillery. Kayla also works in hospitality, managing bars and restaurants around Adelaide. Kayla holds a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practitioners, as well as Honours for a Bachelor of Laws and Arts (Adelaide University).
Con-Greg is responsible for managing the annual harvest of grapes from the family owned and contracted vineyards in the Riverland, and sale of the organics wines. Having grown up in the wine industry and on the family’s organic vineyard, Con-Greg has an intimate understanding of the Riverland wine industry, with a particular focus on organic wines sales.
Frank is a part of the export management team and is responsible for the daily export functions. He also manages all aspects of the sales process from the Bottling Agreement Form and export documentation, through to container dispatching and providing weekly and monthly reports.
With over 40 years experience in the customer service sector Frank strives to exceed our customers expectations.
Julian is responsible for wine blending and quality control, as well as running our boutique distillery. Julian is a qualified winemaker with over 20 years experience in the industry. Prior to joining PVW, he worked for a number of well-established wineries including Schild Estate, Growers Wine Group, Vinpac International, Richmond Grove, Bottling Dynamics and Kirrihill Wines.
Todd is responsible for the day to day running of Portia Valley Wines’ bottling hall. His dedication, experience and knowledge ensures product quality at all times. He also ensures that bottling is operated according to Standard Operating Procedures, specific Production Work Orders, and our HACCP and Organic Certifications.
Kat is responsible for ordering and picking all the dry goods for bottling hall, and she also carries out some administration duties. She joined the Portia Valley Wines team in 2016 and prior to this, worked for CCL Label Wine and Spirits in Nuriootpa as Finishing and Dispatch Manager. Kat has over 13 years’ experience in the label industry.
Diandra is the first point of contact at Portia Valley Wines. She manages the front desk on a daily basis and performs a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Diandra started a Traineeship Program with PVW which allowed her to study at Tafe SA and holds a Certificate III in Business Administrative.
Henry supports our clients throughout China and South East Asia. He has over 10 years experience in sales and 5 years experience in consulting, market research and analysis within the FMCG Industry.
Kori is part of our warehouse management and production team. He has over 20 years’ experience in forklift driving and is incredibly reliable when it comes to packing containers. Kori does the Portia Valley Wines brand justice by following stringent OH&S guidelines to ensure clients receive their selected stock in perfect form. Kori Packs containers to ensure the finished product’s get to your final destination anywhere in the world as it left the Portia Valley warehouse.
George is responsible for maintaining and preparing weekly and monthly accounts; including cash-flow, forecasts, and producing various management reports. George deeply appreciates the level of quality that PVW bring to the market, and is committed to keeping all internal operations running smoothly.