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Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker - Editorial

Editorial team

Nathan Gogoll joined the Grapegrower & Winemaker as editor in August 2014. Having been raised in the Barossa where he assisted his father to make wine at a young age, Nathan has had exposure to the wine industry most of his life. He has held a variety of industry related roles: cellar door sales at Artisans of Barossa, Marketing & Distribution Manager at Schwarz Wine Company and Regional Tourism Manager at Tourism Barossa. Together with his extensive journalism experience in regional papers and other wine industry publications, this provides Nathan with an authoritative basis from which to prepare the Grapegrower & Winemaker.

Nathan is supported by journalist Emilie Reynolds who has recently completed a Bachelor of Journalism degree. Emilie has experience working across a range of media platforms and has extensive experience working with wine in hospitality related roles.


Editorial panel

The Grapegrower & Winemaker is ably assisted by a panel of highly-regarded and accomplished industry persons, who sit on the magazine's Editorial Advisory Panel.
They are Dr Steve Goodman, Dr Terry Lee, Professor Jim Hardie, Paul van der Lee and Denis Gastin, Mary Retallack, Professor Dennis Taylor and Bob Campbell MW

The members of the panel have direct input to the magazine's editor and management, assisting us in ensuring Grapegrower & Winemaker is packed with information that provides new and relevant knowledge and market insights for our thousands of valued readers.

Denis Gastin is managing director of Instate Pty Ltd. He has extensive wine-related interests, including writing for Japan's liquor-industry newspaper, The Shuhan News and Wine Review magazine in Korea. He contributes the Asia content to The Oxford Companion to Wine, The World Atlas of Wine and Wine Report. Denis is also a regular writer for Grapegrower & Winemaker.

Dr Steve Goodman is a senior lecturer in marketing and program director of Higher Degrees by Research at the University of Adelaide. His research involves wine choice and supply-chain decision-making.He also supervises a number of Honours and PhD students in wine-related topics including tourism, cellar door, servicescapes, social media and management strategy. Goodman is the author of Winetitles' published book, Principles of Wine Marketing available at the Winetitles' bookstore

Dr Terry Lee, is a Patron of the Australian wine industry, and for his service to the Australian wine industry he has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal. Dr Lee holds a BSc and PhD in Food Technology from The University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. In 2004, he retired from the position of vice president and chief scientific officer of one of the largest family-owned wineries in the United States, Gallo Winery, in Modesto California. Prior to this position he was director at The Australian Wine Research Institute for 14 years.

Paul van der lee is the principle of the strategy consulting business Van der Lee & Associates. Consultancy assignments have been in the areas of business strategy review and advice; wine export strategy; China wine market analysis; expert witness re wine marketing; wine sector supply and demand evaluation; tourism accommodation viability; wine business development advice; wine conference speaker; wine business skills; and market development strategy for the Australian wine sector. Van der lee has previously held the role of Winemakers' Federation of Australia manager, economics and policy.

Professor Dennis Taylor began his academic and research career at Flinders University in 1985. After completing his B.Sc (Hons, first class) and receiving a University Medal for his efforts, he remained at Flinders to complete his PhD in the field of organic chemistry. He then travelled to Texas to work with the Nobel laureate, the late Sir Derek Barton, and quickly rose to become 2IC of the large Barton Group. Upon his return to Australia, he took up a position as lecturer at the University of Adelaide. In 2006, he moved to the Waite campus to take up the position of Chair and Professor of Oenology. He has been very active in research, and has published in excess of 100 scientific papers.

Bob Campbell MW, is New Zealand's leading wine educator, international wine judge and New Zealand wine editor for several consumer publications. In 1990, Campbell founded The Wine Gallery, the Auckland-based wine school which has helped educate more than 21,000 eager wine consumers.

Mary Retallack, is a third generation viticulturist with her career over the past 17 years encompassing vineyard management, technical, research, consultancy, training and extension roles.
She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, a Fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, a past participant of the Future Leaders and a past non-executive director of the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation. Currently managing director of Retallack Viticulture, and about to embark on a PhD at The University of Adelaide, Retallack is also the 2012 recipient of the RIRDC South Australian Rural Women's Award.

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