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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 also makes petillant 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. 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): Project management, Winemaking, Business owner, Off trade, On trade, Buying, Educator, Consultant, Wine judge, Wine tourism

Wine styles: Natural, Sparkling wine, Still wines

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

Market expertise: Australia, United Kingdom

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