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The MAX V Release

Although production is limited, the 2005 MAX V is now
available to all wine
enthusiasts and advocates of small batch winemaking.
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The Team



Simon Gilbert portrait

Chief Winemaker
Simon Gilbert is a fifth generation winemaker, his great-great-grandfather, Joseph having planted the very first vines at Pewsey Vale in South Australia in 1841. In 1984 Simon was offered the reins of the Arrowfield winery and vineyards. He oversaw the turn around of the label (from a bulk to premium producer) in the late 1980s. More details

Contact: winemaker@rocwines.com.au


Leigh Eldredge portrait

Chief Wine Grower
As a graduate from the prestigious Roseworthy College (Adelaide University) in 1991 alongside the general manager of Tamar Ridge Estate in Tasmania Will Adkins and Wine Purchaser for Qantas Airlines Peter Nickson, Leigh has become one of the Clare Valley's top Wine Growers. More details

Contact: winegrower@rocwines.com.au


BIAGIO FAMULARO M. Wine Business (University of Adelaide), B.Comm (Marketing)

Biagio Famularo portrait

Marketing and Export Manager
Biagio graduated in 2001 from Macquarie University with a degree in Commerce and a major in Marketing.   After graduation he soon found a passion for wine while on a 2 year long round the world trip visiting vineyards in Spain, Portugal, Italy and the USA. More details

Contact: biagio_famularo@rocwines.com.au



Lara Chaplin portrait

Financial Controller / Administration
Lara has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Charles Sturt University, and is a CPA of Australia and a Justice of the Peace. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Managers and is currently seeking an upgrade of status to Associate Fellow. More details

Contact: info@rocwines.com.au