The 23rd Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival: May 15-19, 2019

Allister Ashmead

Co-Managing Director

Elderton Estates
Barossa Valley, Australia

Allister is responsible for the dual roles of marketing and production. He came back into the family business in 2000, after doing vintages abroad and working in the wholesale wine trade. He was on the Barossa Winemakers’ Committee 2003-11, chairing it 2006-09; currently sits on the board of Barossa Grape and Wine Association; convened the 2009 and 2011 Barossa Rare and Distinguished Wine Auctions and was on of 15 selected across the Australian wine industry in the inaugural intake of the Winemakers Federation of Australia’s ‘Future Leaders’ program in 2006. Allister was inducted as Baron of the Barossa on November 7, 2009.