Ben Rose is principal consultant of Performance Viticulture, and is committed to the continued economic sustainability of winegrowing throughout Australia.
Growing up on his family's Rising Vineyard in the Yarra Valley outside Melbourne, Ben has always been involved in wine and viticulture. He graduated with first class honours in Agricultural Science, before working with Yalumba Wines for 4 years as Technical Officer at Oxford Landing Estate and Company Grower Services Manager.
In 1998, Ben established Performance Viticulture based in the Yarra Valley.
Since that time his work has been wide-ranging: from feasibility projects in South Africa and Georgia, reviewing vineyard performance indicators for corporate businesses and in education.
He now has many clients, whose vineyards range from 2 hectares to 100 hectares in size, in Australia, Spain, France and Georgia.
Ben is also the viticulturist for Plunkett Wines, at Avenel in Victoria’s Strathbogie Ranges and Viticulturist for Maddens Rise Winery and Vineyards in the Yarra Valley.
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