Natalie Cleghorn joins Katnook Estate as senior winemaker

Accolade Wines has named Natalie Cleghorn as senior winemaker and manager at Katnook Estate, as it completes the acquisition of the Coonawarra brand.

Accolade announced its purchase of Katnook in September this year; its first acquisition under the new leadership team installed by owner, The Carlyle Group.

Natalie Cleghorn

Cleghorn has been making award-winning wines from Coonawarra for more than ten years as part of the Yalumba winemaking team.


“We’re looking forward to seeing great things from the Katnook Estate winery under the guidance of such a distinguished winemaker as Natalie Cleghorn,” said Accolade Wines CEO Robert Foye.

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