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Andrew Corrigan MW

Andrew Corrigan MW

Became an MW 1997

Based in Australia

Nationality Australian

Languages English


Andrew is a part owner of Hidden Creek Winery and Cafe in the high altitude (1000 metres) Granite Belt region just north of the Queensland and NSW border, Australia . Hidden Creek is an award winning wine label that includes Verdelho, Chardonnay, Viognier, Shiraz and Tempranillo - the northern Rhone and northern Spain styles working well in this location. Andrew is active in production and drives the business decisions. He is on the committee of the local wine association. He consults widely in the fields of liquor retailing, restaurants and hotels covering property management, marketing, staff training and operations. Here, he combines his construction and engineering qualifications with his wine knowledge. He is a very active presenter of wine appreciation courses. Browse at He writes regular wine columns for a range of newspapers and magazines and presents a wine and food programme on ABC radio. He judges at various wine shows and is a Chair and Panel Chair. He also is an expert witness in the field of commercial building construction and civil engineering and is a Tribunal Member in the building and engineering section of the Queensland Civil Administrative Tribunal. He is married with two daughters. He is a keen cyclist and plays as much golf as possible.

Primary area(s) of work: Wine production, Strategy, Communication

Industry sector(s): Author, Business owner, Consultant, Educator, Journalism, Project management, Wine judge

Wine styles: Dry wines

Wine region expertise: Australia

Market expertise: Australia

Specialisms: Cultivation of the vine, Establishment of vineyards, Financial, Economics of wine production, Fermentation, Maturation and blending, Production costs, Production of fortified wines, Blending, Bottling, Elevage / maturation, Packing and labelling, Sensory evaluation , Branding, Broadcasting, Direct to consumer, Distribution, Education, History of wine, Identifying and meeting consumer demand, Independent retail, Investment strategies, Marketing wine, Restaurant wines, Routes to market, Wine labels, Wine tourism, Wine judging