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Michael Hill Smith MW

Michael Hill Smith MW

Became an MW 1988

Based in Australia

Languages English


The first Australian to become an MW in 1988. Winner of the inaugural Madame Bollinger Tasting Medal. Co-founder Shaw+Smith (Adelaide Hills) and Tolpuddle Vineyard (Tasmania). Wine Consultant Singapore Airlines. Joint Chair Decanter World Wine Awards and Vice-Chair Decanter Asian Wine Awards. Order of Australia (AM) for contribution to the Australian Wine Industry 2008.

Industry sector(s): Viticulture, Winemaking, Marketing, PR, Business owner, Wine judge

Wine styles: Champagne, Still white, Still red, Still wines

Wine region expertise: Australia, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania

Market expertise: Australia, North America, United Kingdom, Canada, South East Asia

Specialisms: Marketing wine, Restaurant wines