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MEET OUR WINEMAKER Wayne Donaldson

AN INTERNATIONAL LEADER

Wayne Donaldson has been a leader in the international wine industry for nearly three decades, working in many of the world’s finest wine-growing regions including Champagne, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and California. His career began in his homeland of Australia.

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WINEMAKING ACCOLADES

In 1988, Wayne became a founding member of the Domaine Chandon Australia winemaking team, where he rose to Chief Winemaker and Operations Manager, creating both a sparkling wine and still wine portfolio. He took over winemaking for Josh Cellars in 2009, and has achieved 90+ scores on a variety of Josh Cellars wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and the North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon and Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon from the Reserve portfolio.

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