Cliff is a world traveller, who has crossed the seven seas and climbed many mountains in life. Before graduating from University he met a group of friends who became life-long friends and their interests were in antiquities and of course wine. During his university days and after, Cliff had the opportunity to share his interest, of wine and travel with many colleagues and friends around the world. From the famed Chachapoal valley of Chile to the plains of the Ningxia vineyards in China and beyond to the Australian Barossa Valley, Cliff has seen more than most wine professionals. He has an infectious smile and warmth and is a wonderful teacher of life.

Cliff has a philosophy in life, “Harm no-one, share peace, joy and happiness with everyone, seize every opportunity to live life and when you leave, make sure the world is a better place than when you arrived.”