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Our Family

Grant Burge

Grant Burge spends his life dedicated to making the Barossa one of the greatest wine regions of the world. The Burge name is synonymous with the Australian wine industry and it goes without saying that Grant continues to greatly influence this.

Throughout his professional career as a grape grower, winemaker, businessman and managing director, Grant operates a large vineyard portfolio which includes some of the best grape growing land in the Barossa, Eden Valley and Adelaide Hills regions.

He fosters extensive winemaking, bottling, warehousing and tourism resources. These Barossa based sites are proof of his determination and ongoing commitment to growing all facets of our end-to-end business.

Grant has valued and longstanding relationships with varied industry professionals.

Helen Burge

Helen Burge has a career in wine and tourism spanning more than 40 years. A former Barossa Vintage Festival Committee member, her dedication to the wine and tourism industry is ongoing through the reputable operation of Burge Barossa and especially its accommodation sites, Tanunda Cottages and Wilsford House.  

Helen leans on decades of experience to operate and manage these properties, servicing them daily and instilling knowledge amongst our team members with her incredible attention to detail.

Helen’s joy for wine is evident through her passion for premium products and her dedication of time in taking care of valued employees, particularly during vintage and shearing on the family farm.

Helen is well connected within the wine and tourism industry. She has an innate ability to foster relationships based on years of loyalty and trust.

Trent Burge

Trent Burge grew up on Barossa soil with respect and intrigue for the work of his forefathers. These memories are ingrained in him today as he honours previous generations and looks to the future.

Trent has learnt the family trade from the ground up, covering all facets of the business. From vintages in the vineyard and as a cellar hand in the winery to grower liaison, winemaker and wine sales. Now with almost two decades of experience, his passion continues with the objective to carry on the family legacy and build a strong reputation for producing high quality wine and tourism offerings.

Trent fills an all-encompassing role that oversees and directs each department at Burge Barossa, our key people and daily operations. Trent has broad practical knowledge of every aspect of wine production, and an innate desire to enhance the Barossa’s reputation for quality wines.

Trent regularly contributes to the wine industry on a community level and is currently part of the Next Crop Leadership Program through Barossa Grape & Wine Association.

Backed by a team of fellow family members, winemakers and industry professionals, Trent continues to forge his path with wines produced under the Corryton Burge and Barossa Boy Wines labels, a testament to the premium quality our family winery can produce.

Amelia Burge

Amelia Burge has vivid childhood memories growing up in the family business. She is passionate about continuing to work with fellow family members and skilled professionals to nurture the legacy and traditions set by past generations.

Her contemporary outlook on business and dedicated approach to her professional career brings experience to her role in management and marketing at Burge Barossa.

Amelia’s university qualifications in Wine Marketing as well as her time spent working in financial services industries outside of the family business, brings intelligent ideas and influence. Her innate ability to guide others is essential to the day to day running of the business.

Amelia is highly analytical and team orientated, which is evident in her contribution to wine marketing and as a member of the board of management.

Together with a team of family members, winemakers and industry professionals, Amelia produces wines under the Corryton Burge and Amelia Burge Sparkling Wine labels.

Toby Mifflin

Toby Mifflin carries great pride and respect for the Barossa, by virtue of his Burge family upbringing and his innate love of the land. Through his nurturing nature, Toby is passionate about carrying on his family legacy.

Toby has more than three decades of wine industry experience and brings a technically minded approach to his role at Burge Barossa.

He has varied skills and knowledge having worked across all facets of vineyard and many winery operations, quite literally from the ground up.

Toby’s willingness to get his hands dirty whilst confidently maintaining our sites and equipment is a highly valued quality and a testament to the respect he has for the generations before him.

Jessica Burge

A fellow Barossan native and wine-lover, Jessica drives our customer focused digital marketing communications for Burge Barossa.

Jess’ bachelor degree in Marketing & Communications, combined with years of industry experience including a number of those as a self-employed consultant, is evident across many facets of our wine and tourism activity. She enjoys curating and managing written and visual content for B2B, social media and websites as well as executing the fine art of our valued partnerships.

A true marketing all-rounder, Jess’ practical knowledge and technical understanding of digital platforms combined with her innate talent for storytelling, enables the business to share the family passions far and wide.

Together with husband Trent, Jess’ passion for the wine and tourism industries is guided by the digital evolution and her desire to be a leading, reputable family business.

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