Holding a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing and Business Development, Paul’s experience in the wine business is multi-faceted. Paul initially excelled in the distribution side of the industry, as National Sales Manager for one of Australia’s leading distributors. He then moved into the production side of the industry in the role of General Manager for two of Western Australia’s oldest and most respected wineries, before establishing Periscope Management.
HAROLD (RALPH) DUNNING
Ralph Dunning has spent more than forty-two years working in the Australian wine industry representing wineries from across Australia and across the globe. He is a widely respected top-level wine executive who, for more than 27 years, at different times, headed both the Sales and Marketing divisions of the Yalumba Wine Company. He has been the Treasurer of the Wine Communicators of Australia, a consultant to the wine industry in general, founding partner of Byron & Harold Wines as well as currently serving as the Executive Officer of Australia’s First Families of Wine – a cohort of 10 of Australia’s most successful and respected family wine businesses. Ralph is passionate about wine and the liquor industry at large and for twenty-six years has been an active and enthusiastic board member of the Drinks Association of Australia – serving for the last twenty years as Chair of the Board.
Rory has been with Byron & Harold and Moss Brothers since the 2020 vintage. His role encompasses all areas of
viticulture, winemaking, and production. Rory is very excited to be working with such a small well-respected team and he loves the ability to pay close attention to detail across all wine styles made under the portfolio and strives to make wines that express variety and region.
Rory sees a bright future with Byron and Harold as they consistently continue to produce high quality benchmark wines from a range of sites. He loves how the business is determined to make wines with a minimal impact on the environment with the aim to conserve and maintain our sites and soils for the generations to come by applying sustainable grape growing and winemaking practices.