Andrew Kalleske – After picking up a snip at age 4 and picking out the big bunches when out with the hand picking gang, he saw it his mission to make (and with his parents approval!) some of their Oldest vine Shiraz into what became Eddies Old vine Shiraz. Andrew over sees the operations of Atze’s Corner and founded it in 2005.
John Kalleske – John has a near addiction for hard work and loads of it, from a generation of the hardest working people around the Barossa. Ever the sleuth, John’s eye for detail and ability to solve problems ahead of time give keeps the Atze’s Corner vineyards in top shape. If you ever visit Atze’s Vineyards you will most likely see him working around the block sun-up til after sun-down, rain, hail or shine.
Barb Kalleske – Brought up on a farm 40km North of the Barossa Valley with 40 years of experience in viticulture. Also of hard working stock, Barb’s passion for developing vineyards and producing quality fruit, shine throw across the entire range of Atze’s Corner wines.
Ryan Johns – When it comes to making wine, Ryan has a laser like focus on giving the wine the best chance of showing it’s best potential. New to the team in 2012, he has brought with him experience from multiple vintages at top notch wineries/vineyards in France, Margaret River and at home in the Barossa Valley.
Travis Manks - Man on the ground looking after distribution throughout Victoria, If you would like to stock our wines in Victoria, contact Travis to check availability, if the wine you are after is unavailable he will put you on a list for a possible future supply.
Wally – Wine dog, winery floor maintenance, watch dog, tug-o-war champion and grape sampler.
To read more about the vineyards that go into Atze’s Corner Wines CLICK HERE.