The Heritage Estate Wines Family

Meet the people responsible for our vineyards and winery.
John  Handy

John Handy

Supervising Winemaker and Viticulturist

John joined Heritage Estate wines in 2004 and since then has produced a raft of award-winning wines. John oversees every aspect of wine production from the nurturing of the vines through to the final bottled product. John is absolutely passionate about excellence in winemaking and viticulture. In his spare time, he is an avid fisherman and motorcycle enthusiast.

Therese Fenwick

Therese Fenwick

Owner and Chief Titratist!

Therese is co-owner and business manager of Heritage Estate Wines. Her love affair with wine began when, as a very young woman, she au-paired on a respected French vineyard and winery for 12 months. She then amassed a significant collection of beautiful Australian wines which due to their excellent cellaring are still brought out on occasion.
Robert Fenwick

Robert Fenwick

Owner and aspiring tractor boy

Robert is co-owner of Heritage Estate Wines, with a background in GIS (mapping) and science and has always embraced a love of wine. Having been raised on a farm he constantly pesters John for excuses to play with the big persons’ toys and is occasionally useful.

Carly Milnthorpe

Carly Milnthorpe

Cellar Doors & Marketing

Carly is a wine enthusiast experience managing First Choice Liquor stores, and CBA Loan Manager.  Carly assists our cellar door customers to experience the delights of Heritage Estate Wines, as well as marketing, the many Heritage events. In her spare time, Carly breeds dogs and takes care of her beautiful children!

Christopher Howard

Christopher Howard

International Chef -Cottonvale, Stanthorpe

Christopher is devoted to the persuit of good food and wine pairings and has the attention to detail that produces the most amazing degustation dishes.  Christopher owned his own restaurant in Spain for nearly 20years, and has returned home to Queensland. He is a great asset to the Heritage Family.

Lahcen Barane

Lahcen Barane

Assistant Viticulturist

Lahcen admits to speaking at least 4 languages and we suspect he is underestimating. When managing teams of international backpackers out in the vineyard he is the master! Lahcen works with John to produce those lovely grapes and then lends a hand in the winery at vintage.

Alec Piovesan

Alec Piovesan

Cellar Door & Chef

Alec brings a wide range of experience centred around food, wine and music, with special knowledge of wines and history, having grown up on the Granite Belt.  Although associated with Heritage Estate for around 30 years, now formally having Alec give his indepth knowledge to our customers is a bonus.  In his spare time Alec likes to make beautiful music, practice his culinary skills and travel in the sun.

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