As the winemaker of Lindeman's most popular wine range, Wayne has an enormous responsibility and a great challenge to make consistently great tasting wines for everyday enjoyment. He says; "The wines I make are the ones you drink at the end of a satisfying day – at a picnic, a BBQ or accompanying dinner at home. They're probably harder to make than most wines because you've got to be able to reliably produce a wine that is instantly recognisable year in, year out. There's no way Mother Nature can give me the same ingredients - even two years in a row - so every vintage is a new challenge and a new learning opportunity."
"Over the years I've trained a lot of young winemakers. They are invariably keen to make their name producing the best and most expensive wine the world has seen. But I say to them, the most rewarding experience for me is to produce great wine that millions of people will enjoy around the world, every day."
With Lindeman's remarkable global popularity, Wayne has travelled the world to meet our consumers, trade and business partners, including the United Kingdom, Japan and China.
Having led Lindeman's winemaking efforts for four decades, Wayne shares a deep knowledge of Lindeman's winemaking history and heritage, a perspective of longevity and consistency and knack for ensuring that Lindeman's stays true to its wine style, while remaining innovative and responding to the changing tastes of our consumers world-wide.