Chris is a born and bred local Brisbane boy who discovered his passion for wine at an early age. Starting on his vinous journey back in 1992, Chris joined The Brisbane Club as a hospitality trainee before taking up a position in the club cellar.
After 23 years in this industry and being the Cellar Manager in control of one of the best wine cellars in the country, Chris ensured The Brisbane Club became famous for their wine list being awarded the Gourmet Traveller WINE, “Best Club Wine List” in Australia for 2010, 2011 & 2012 before being inducted into the “Hall of Fame” in 2013.
Chris also pioneered the area of Wine Events at The Brisbane Club and established a program that delivered tastings, lunches, dinners, master classes & wine appreciation events that would rival any establishments in the country.
Chris joined Wineaway in April 2016 as Cellar Manager, but has since transitioned to a unique new role working directly with clients to catalogue, evaluate, and organise their wine collections, be it at Wineaway or off-site in their home cellars.