Global Sales Manager

Matt Fitzgerald

Global Sales Manager

Born in New Zealand, Matt is a consummate wine sales enthusiast with vast experience in building sales channels and as a brand ambassador over 25 years for some of the top names in the Australian and New Zealand wine industry.

After completing a degree in Hotel Management at the Auckland Institute of Technology, Matt began his career working in management positions for large hotel groups throughout NZ, and Australia. It was during this time he discovered his true passion was working with wine and connecting with the people in it.  He has worked with major Australian wine companies such as Southcorp wines and Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyards before taking on a National roles with Ara Wines NZ, and then Gemtree Wines where he had added responsibility for the US and Canadian markets. 

In December 2016 he took on the role of Global Sales Manager for Chateau Tanunda where he is the key manager for all national sales activities and the development of the Chateau Tanunda brand globally.    

Matt lives with his young family in Manly, New South Wales, and apart from his passion for good food and wine, he enjoys his free time scuba diving, skiing and following rugby union.