Meet the Halliday Wine Companion Tasting Team

Mike Bennie

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Mike Bennie

Mike Bennie

When Mike Bennie isn’t wandering vineyards across the globe, he is a freelance wine and drinks writer, journalist and presenter. Mike is the wine/drinks editor for Australia’s leading food magazine, delicious., editor-at-large and contributor to wine commentary website, The WineFront and his work is found in a variety of other local and international publications.

Mike is also a co-founder and partner in the Sydney-based P&V Wine + Liquor Merchants, a store and education space devoted to artisan fermented, brewed and distilled products. He is also the drinks director of the WA Good Food Guide. He is a proud co-founder and co-director of the now-retired artisan and sustainability-focused Rootstock Sydney food and wine festival.

Mike is currently the chair of the Australian Organic Wine Awards. He also makes a bit of wine in Tasmania and is a regular presenter at festivals and corporate and industry events. 

Regional focus: Western Australia (except Margaret River); Adelaide Hills and Clare Valley SA; Queensland and Northern Territory.

Instagram: @mikebennie101

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