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Tim Wildman MW

Tim Wildman MW

Became an MW 2008

Based in United Kingdom

Nationality British

Languages English


Tim is a British born MW who runs his own independent portfolio wine business involving winemaking, travel, film and education. He became a Master of Wine in 2008 with a Dissertation on Australian wine, which is his professional speciality. In 2010 he established James Busby Travel to take wine trade professionals from around the world on educational tours of Australia. He company Wildman Wine makes pétillant naturel wines in South Australia under the Astro Bunny and Piggy Pop labels. Tim is the founder of, an online resource for students studying for the Master of Wine and other higher level wine qualifications. In 2021 Tim launched Lost in a Field, his English pét-nat project. He prefers analogue to digital, dogs to cats, and divides his time between the UK and Australia.

Current employer: Wildman Wine

Primary area(s) of work: Wine production

Industry sector(s): Business owner, Buying, Consultant, Educator, Off trade, On trade, Project management, Wine judge, Wine tourism, Winemaking

Wine styles: Natural, Sparkling wine, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Australia, New South Wales, New Zealand, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Market expertise: Australia, United Kingdom

Specialisms: Harvesting of grapes, Wine varieties, Fermentation, Maturation and blending, Stabilisation and clarification, Processing of grapes, Production of sparkling wines, Branding, Distribution, Financial and commercial structures, Identifying and meeting consumer demand, Importation, Independent retail, Investment strategies, Marketing wine, Routes to market, Supplier/customer relationships, Supermarket and multiple retail, Wine labels, Wine tourism, Wine judging