Gusbourne Chief Winemaker & CEO
With 20 years of international winemaking experience, Charlie honed his skills working in some of the best wine producing regions around the world including stints in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the USA.
A graduate of Plumpton College, where he attained a BSc in Viticulture and Oenology, Charlie went on to work with many styles of wine across the world, from full-bodied reds in Napa Valley to German Rieslings and sweet wines in Minervois.
In 2009, excited by the burgeoning English sparkling wine industry, Charlie returned to the UK, working as winemaker for four years at Ridgeview. Then in 2013, Charlie joined Gusbourne as Head Winemaker where he has gone on to produce some of the UK’s most celebrated wines. In addition to overseeing daily operations at the winery, Charlie also represents the company as CEO.
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