Ian J McKenzie Wine Society Director & Committee Chair
Ian is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most senior and highly esteemed wine judges with over 45 years experience in the industry and 30 years being a wine judge it’s easy to see why.
Ian has been Chairman of Judges for the Canberra National, Adelaide, Perth, ACT, Barossa, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale, Mt. Barker, Hunter Valley, Riverland, Victorian Wines, Ballarat and Lilydale wine shows. He has also judged at wine shows in California, New Zealand and South Africa. He is still actively involved in wine show judging in Australia and overseas.
Ian has been chief winemaker of 3 award winning wineries and is a Director of TWS.
“If it’s about wine, Ian is the man, he has undoubtedly got the finest palate in Australia” – Bruce Tyrrell