The Team

Meet the Team

Stumpy Gully Vineyard remains the pride and joy of the Zantvoort family, who settled in Australia in 1980 and planted their first vines at Mooroduc on the Mornington Peninsula in 1989.

With the retirement of Frank and Wendy, the winery and vineyard are now being run by the next generation.

Michael Zantvoort, Owner and Winemaker

Michael grew up among the vines, learning about wine making from his parents, and has done everything on the vineyard from planting to bottling. He’s usually found working around the Stumpy Gully Vineyard or on the road meeting various clients in Melbourne and Sydney. He studied Viticulture and Wine Growing at Wagga and loves camping and spending time with his three girls.

Brian Sinclair, Brand Manager

Brian has been in the wine industry for over ten years now, the majority of those years have been with Stumpy Gully.
Having done an extensive range of vineyard & winery work with the Zantvoorts, Brian has a great passion & appreciation for the wines that Stumpy Gully has become very well known for.

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