RESPECT AND CARE FOR THE LAND

The people of Craggy Range believe in the philosophy of generational guardianship and respect for the land backed by a long term family commitment. Our collective and personal journeys have meant that we look for more than just fruit in the wines; we are chasing levels of complexity and love capturing the aromatics and texture that we see in the vineyard.

Terry Mary

Terry Peabody is Chairman and owner of the company, providing the direction, resources, business acumen and determination for growth. By any measure, East Coast American born Terry is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs with his success in building waste management and transportation companies and business interests extending from the USA and Canada to Europe, Asia Australia and New Zealand.

Craggy Range’s renowned, award-winning Craggy Range restaurant is one of Mary’s focuses. Mary Peabody has an extensive background in the hospitality business in Canada and Australia. Fine food and wine were very much a part of her upbringing with Mary conceiving the idea for the restaurant as a beautiful setting in which to share a memorable meal with friends and family.

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Terry Mary

Terry & Mary Peabody

Terry Peabody is Chairman and owner of the company, providing the direction, resources, business acumen and determination for growth. By any measure, East Coast American born Terry is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs with his success in building waste management and transportation companies and business interests extending from the USA and Canada to Europe, Asia Australia and New Zealand.

Craggy Range’s renowned, award-winning Craggy Range restaurant is one of Mary’s focuses. Mary Peabody has an extensive background in the hospitality business in Canada and Australia. Fine food and wine were very much a part of her upbringing with Mary conceiving the idea for the restaurant as a beautiful setting in which to share a memorable meal with friends and family.

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Terry Mary

Terry & Mary Peabody

Terry Peabody is Chairman and owner of the company, providing the direction, resources, business acumen and determination for growth. By any measure, East Coast American born Terry is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs with his success in building waste management and transportation companies and business interests extending from the USA and Canada to Europe, Asia Australia and New Zealand.

Craggy Range’s renowned, award-winning Craggy Range restaurant is one of Mary’s focuses. Mary Peabody has an extensive background in the hospitality business in Canada and Australia. Fine food and wine were very much a part of her upbringing with Mary conceiving the idea for the restaurant as a beautiful setting in which to share a memorable meal with friends and family.

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Michael Wilding

Chief Executive Officer Michael, works alongside the Peabody family, steering commercial management and operational integration at Craggy Range.

Hawke's Bay born and raised, he is a qualified Chartered Accountant who, prior to joining Craggy Range, held a number of UK, European and Global commercial/business management roles at ICI Plc, the global consumer and industrial goods conglomerate in London. Initially involved in driving customer-driven innovation, Michael was also involved in a variety of business change, growth and acquisition programmes across Europe, North America and Asia.

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Michael Wilding Craggy Range Mike Wilding

Michael Wilding

Chief Executive Officer Michael, works alongside the Peabody family, steering commercial management and operational integration at Craggy Range.

Hawke's Bay born and raised, he is a qualified Chartered Accountant who, prior to joining Craggy Range, held a number of UK, European and Global commercial/business management roles at ICI Plc, the global consumer and industrial goods conglomerate in London. Initially involved in driving customer-driven innovation, Michael was also involved in a variety of business change, growth and acquisition programmes across Europe, North America and Asia.

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Michael Wilding Craggy Range Mike Wilding

Michael Wilding

Chief Executive Officer Michael, works alongside the Peabody family, steering commercial management and operational integration at Craggy Range.

Hawke's Bay born and raised, he is a qualified Chartered Accountant who, prior to joining Craggy Range, held a number of UK, European and Global commercial/business management roles at ICI Plc, the global consumer and industrial goods conglomerate in London. Initially involved in driving customer-driven innovation, Michael was also involved in a variety of business change, growth and acquisition programmes across Europe, North America and Asia.

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JULIAN GROUNDS

JULIAN GROUNDS

Western Australia-born Julian Grounds has been working in wineries and vineyards since the age of 17. After graduating Dux from his Oenology and Viticulture studies, and receiving the Leeuwin Award for future leadership, Julian was awarded a scholarship to make Pouilly-Fuissé Chardonnays in Burgundy. After stints in Margaret River, Central Otago, and Oregon, Julian took up a role as Senior Winemaker at Giant Steps in the Yarra Valley, before returning to Margaret River to join McHenry Hohnen as Chief Winemaker in early 2017. Later that year, he graduated Dux of the Len Evans Tutorial in the Hunter Valley.

Julian joined Craggy Range as Chief Winemaker in January 2019, bringing his enthusiasm for contributing to the constant evolution of wine, together with his desire to help consumers understand and enjoy what they are drinking.

Western Australia-born Julian Grounds has been working in wineries and vineyards since the age of 17. After graduating Dux from his Oenology and Viticulture studies, and receiving the Leeuwin Award for future leadership, Julian was awarded a scholarship to make Pouilly-Fuissé Chardonnays in Burgundy. After stints in Margaret River, Central Otago, and Oregon, Julian took up a role as Senior Winemaker at Giant Steps in the Yarra Valley, before returning to Margaret River to join McHenry Hohnen as Chief Winemaker in early 2017. Later that year, he graduated Dux of the Len Evans Tutorial in the Hunter Valley.

Julian joined Craggy Range as Chief Winemaker in January 2019, bringing his enthusiasm for contributing to the constant evolution of wine, together with his desire to help consumers understand and enjoy what they are drinking.

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