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Nick Bulleid MW

Nick Bulleid MW

Became an MW 1992

Based in Australia

Languages English, French


Nick is an independent consultant, providing winemaking assistance with wine quality assessment, valuation, blending and advice on the industry and wine market matters. He also runs benchmarking seminars with regional winemaking associations. Nick is frequently engaged as expert witness in legal cases involving wine quality and value. For 13 years Nick taught wine evaluation as a Visiting Associate Professor at Charles Sturt University. He also writes for technical wine industry journals and consumers and has edited and part-written Australian Winemaking, a textbook and reference published by Trivinum Press, Adelaide. Nick previously spent eight years in the Marketing Department of Southcorp Wines. He has judged at most Australian wine shows and has chaired a committee of the Australian Society for Viticulture and Oenology which is seeking a national approach to improving wine shows. In 2004 he was made a life member of the Wine Press Club of New South Wales and was previously President of the Club. Nick is also a Director and shareholder of Brokenwood Wines Pty Ltd. He lives in Canberra, travelling to the chilly, occasionally snow-bound, Southern Tablelands of New South Wales where he manages his own 1 hectare vineyard of Pinot noir and Chardonnay.

Primary area(s) of work: Wine production

Industry sector(s): Viticulture, Winemaking, Business owner, Journalism, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge

Wine styles: Fortified wines, Still white, Still red

Wine region expertise: Australia

Market expertise: Australia

Specialisms: Establishment of vineyards, Cultivation of the vine, Fermentation, Maturation and blending, Production of fortified wines, Elevage / maturation, Blending, Sensory evaluation , Marketing wine, Broadcasting, Wine judging