With an enviable reputation for owning some of the Barossa’s finest vineyards as well as managing highly specific key sites and premium growers within the Barossa, Torbreck Vintners have appointed Nigel Blieschke as their Viticulturist.
Nigel brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and business acumen to this newly appointed senior role having previously been Viticulturist for Peter Lehmann Wines and Viticulturist & Nursery Manager for Yalumba Wines. Nigel also sits on the Phylloxera & Grape Industry Board of South Australia as well the Barossa Grape and Wine Association and recently graduated from the Wine Australia Future Leaders program.
“Torbreck is renowned worldwide for producing some of the Barossa’s finest wines and as our business grows, we are looking to develop our own vineyards as well as work with select sites to strengthen our position within the marketplace. Nigel will be an integral part of this development and philosophy as we look to continually develop all aspects of our business.” said Torbreck General Manager, Peter Perrin.
Nigel comes to Torbreck with considerable expertise in both vineyard management as well as planning and development and will work closely with senior winemaker Craig Isbel and his team to enhance the reputation of Torbreck.’’
Torbreck produces small quantities of world-class wine from individual vineyard sites as well as dry grown, old vines situated within the North Western fringe of the Barossa Valley.
With recent internal appointments in the USA and the continual growth of Torbreck wines into new international markets, Torbreck is continually looking to enhance its international reputation.
Media release: Torbreck appoint Viticulturist