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Murray Street Vineyards announces new Winemaker, Jack Weedon.

William Jahnke, Managing Director of Murray Street Vineyards announced today the resignation of Craig Viney Winemaker and Director of Murray Street Vineyards. Craig’s resignation comes eleven years after joining Murray Street in 2006.  “We wish Craig the very best in his new venture, the launching of his own brand Arno Wine Co.” he added.

During Craig’s tenure as Winemaker at Murray Street Vineyards, the wines have been highly rated by reviewers and writers, and most recently receiving five awards at the 2016 Marananga Wine Show including Best Exhibitor and trophies for 2015 Black Label Mataro and 2016 White Label Viognier Marsanne. Craig will continue his relationship with Murray Street Vineyards as a Wine Consultant to ensure the integrity of MSV products are maintained.  “We have worked hard to build our reputation as one of the Barossa Valley’s top wine producers and Craig’s continued input in maintaining style integrity of our Murray Street and MSV brands is essential,” Jahnke said.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Weedon as Winemaker.  Jack was raised in the Barossa and began his career in the wine industry in 2007 as a cellar hand at Yalumba.  Joining C. A. Henschke in 2008, Jack was elevated to Assistant Winemaker in 2013. In 2016 Jack worked vintage for esteemed Northern Rhone producer Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aine.  “Jack brings a skill set that complements the expansion of our Murray Street Vineyards and MSV brands. Jack joins Samantha Mason our Chief Operating Officer and Australian Director, and Shannon Kruschel our Sales Manager on the Murray Street management team,” Jahnke said.