Chris has been making wine in Australia for 38 years, the last 16 as Chief Winemaker for Wolf Blass.
During this period Wolf Blass has won the International Winemaker of the Year at the IWSC in 1992 and 2002, the International Red Winemaker of the Year at the IWC in 2008 and the Australian Winery of the Year at the IWSC in 2001 and 2002.
Chris has also made wine in California and Chile.
He has been judging at wine competition for the last 28 years and has been a senior judge and panel leader at the Royal Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Hunter Valley, Barossa and Pacific Rim (California) wine competition. Chris was also Chairman of Judges at the Perth Royal Wine Show in Western Australia in 2011 and 2012.