Alex Finnie, Winemaker

Alex began his career in the wine industry in 2011 as a cellar hand for Cassegrain Wines in Port Macquarie.

After his first vintage, enrolled to Study a Bachelor of Wine Science through Charles Sturt University. Through working experience and his study, Alex progressed to position of Assistant Wine Maker.

Alex and his family made the move to the Upper Hunter in June 2015 where he joined the winemaking team at James Estate Wines. Prior to Vintage ’16, Alex secured the role of Head Winemaker and onsite manager at Baerami.

Carolyn Healey, Operations Manager

Carolyn has worked in the retail and hospitality industry for over 20 years including  wine industry experience within James Estate.

Carolyn rejoined the team in 2015  as the Baerami Cellar Door Manager and the Office Manager for the Operation.

Carolyn has a strong passion for the entire property managing the winery operations including Baerami and Denman Cellar Doors – she has big plans for the James Estate Wines future.



Robert King, Sales