West Cape Howe Wines is a family run winery in Mount Barker committed to making wines that people love to drink.
Below you can meet some of the team that make this happen.
Gavin Berry - Managing Director & Senior Winemaker
Gavin joined the team at West Cape Howe as Senior Winemaker/Managing Director in 2004, continuing a distinguished career making premium wines in the Great Southern region. He came to winemaking through a long-held love for the land and agriculture, developed growing up in rural NSW. After a visit to Western Australia in 1986 during the America's Cup, he worked his first vintage in the Swan Valley, then studied winemaking at Roseworthy College in South Australia. Gavin then worked another vintage in the Swan and a vintage in Gigondas, France, before choosing to settle in the cooler viticultural region of the Great Southern in 1988. Initially expecting to stay just a couple of years, he’s now clocked up more than 30 vintages here.
Director & Viticultural Manager
Rob has been a part-owner of the West Cape Howe enterprise since 2001. He started his career in broad acre farming in Western Australia with a Bachelor of Business in Agriculture. In 1991 he made the happy move into viticulture and has been observing the 'lay of the land' in Mt Barker ever since. As Managing Partner of Quenby Viticultural Services, he oversees the management of all West Cape Howe’s vineyards. Currently QVS runs over 700 hectares of vines between Mt Barker, Frankland River and Margaret River with much of the fruit being processed through the West Cape Howe winery. All the vineyards are managed using sustainable and wherever possible, organic methods.
Sales and Marketing Manager
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