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Winemaker Adam Wadewitz and David LeMire MW appointed joint CEOs of Shaw + Smith

By Wednesday 24 June 2020April 22nd, 2021No Comments

Adelaide Hills wine producer Shaw + Smith has appointed winemaker Adam Wadewitz and sales and marketing specialist David LeMire MW as joint CEOs.

LeMire joined Shaw + Smith in late 2010, Wadewitz in early 2013.

Both have been involved in the management of Shaw + Smith over recent years and both are highly respected wine professionals.

Founders Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith MW will remain actively involved in the business.

In addition, Shaw will become executive chair of Shaw + Smith and Hill Smith executive chair of sister company Tolpuddle Vineyard.

Martin Shaw said: “Not only have David and Adam excelled in their specific areas of sales and marketing and winemaking, they are natural leaders with an excellent feel for business.”

Michael Hill Smith MW added: “Most importantly, both Adam and David are fully committed to the growing, making and selling of fine wine.”

The appointments are effective 1 July and include overseeing Tasmania’s Tolpuddle Vineyard.

Shaw + Smith was established in 1989 by cousins Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith MW.

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