Denys Hornabrook

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Vin-Exchange Group Limited

Denys Hornabrook is a wine industry professional with 25 years’ experience in international wine trading. Most recently Denys was a member of the executive team at Kingston Estate Wines where for 12 years he was responsible for international sales and business development with a specific focus on developing private label brands and the supply of wines for in-market bottling.

During this time Kingston Estate Wines grew to become the second largest family-owned producer in Australia and the largest specialist bulk wine producer. Previously Denys was a Senior Brand Manager with BRL Hardy Wine Co. (now Accolade Wines) responsible for guiding a portfolio of global brands and new product development for wines from Australia, Chile and France.

Before entering the wine industry, Denys worked for 15 years in various marketing and advertising roles and completed a Management Degree (major in Marketing) from the University of South Australia. In 2001 Denys was awarded Marketer of the Year by the Australian Marketing Institute.

When not traveling, Denys visits his family in Adelaide, South Australia.