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Our Mission

Our mission is to pour passion into every bottle we distribute. We strive to curate a portfolio of both award-winning and budget-friendly wines, carefully selected to cater to the diverse palates of your clientele. Our commitment to quality and customer service is as robust as our most full-bodied red, ensuring that we not only meet but exceed the expectations of our partner venues and retail outlets. 

Our Vision

We imagine a world where every sip is an adventure, every bottle a passport to the globe’s most tantalising tastes. We are your trusted guide on a thrilling journey through vineyards near and far. Our vision is to be the life of the party, the swirling whirlwind of flavour in your glass, and the unforgettable taste that lingers in your mouth.

Big enough to make an impact, small enough to care.

Bacchus Wine Merchant

Leadership Team

Jo Newton

Managing Director & Key Accounts NSW

Paul Ryan

VIC State Sales Manager

BJ Jull

QLD State Sales Manager

Mario Papanakos

General Manager

Sales Representatives

New South Wales

Paul Sanderson

Sydney Inner West & South

Mark Ashe

Sydney Northern Suburbs

Lachlan Munnings

Sydney City & Eastern Suburbs

Michael Semmlar

Newcastle, Central Coast & Northern NSW


Luke Thompson

Melbourne City & Nort Side

Nick Brown

Melbourne Inner East & Yarra Valley



Gold Coast Northern NSW


Sunshine Coast

Hans Palandt


Australian Capital Territory


Canberra & Southern NSW