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WINE IS
OUR PASSION

With over sixty friendly and knowledgeable individuals on the Camperdown Cellars team, you’re guaranteed decades of experience and a common passion for wine.

We pride ourselves on serving our loyal locals with our great range, excellent pricing and genuine service because we care, and we love what we do.

From the novice to the obsessive wine geek there is always an enthusiastic team member available to ensure you get exactly what you want. Meet some of our team and hear a little about what makes them tick. Drop in to one of our stores soon.

Managing Director
Rip Viropoulos

Rip began with Camperdown Cellars as a casual in 1987 becoming a partner in the business in 2001. As the big chief, Rip oversees all the stores doing his best to keep our customers, suppliers and our team happy. Cycling, the gym and a passionate interest in Pinot Noir keeps him happy. Rip welcomes contact so if there's anything you think Camperdown Cellars should know about then don't hesitate to get in touch.

Operations Manager
Colin McGregor

With 17 years’ experience in the liquor industry, Colin cut his teeth managing fine wine retail stores in Scotland before setting up home with Camperdown Cellars in 2008. He is interested in all facets of the liquor industry but wine and malt whisky are his particular passions.

Digital Specialist
Rosemary Lilburne-Fini

Rosemary joined the Camperdown Cellars team in 2019 with a passion for independent retailers in the liquor industry. Rosemary hails from Perth, Western Australia where she grew her expansive knowledge of craft beer, passing her Cicerone Certified Beer Server exam in 2017 since then she has expanded and honed both her palate and knowledge of a wide range of wines and spirits.

Bronte
Store Manager
Sebastian Morris

Sebastian joined the Camperdown Cellars team in early 2019. Previously he worked varied roles in the hospitality industry rooted in a love of wine, from venue management to cellar doors in the Southern Highland. With a keen drive for knowledge, Sebastian continues to expand his understanding of wine and liquor and thoroughly enjoys sharing his passion with customers.

Leichhardt
Store Manager
Graeme Aitken

Graeme began his career as a University student, developing a love for fine beverages, particularly whisky and full-flavored beers. Travelling across Europe and North America before settling in Leichhardt, Graeme has been working with Camperdown Cellars since 2018, contributing greatly to the team through his meticulous curation of store offerings and his infectious passion and enthusiasm.

Kingston Rd
Store Manager
Abra Marshall

Joining the Camperdown Cellars team in 2016 with a flair for customer service, Abra has made a home for herself at our Kingston Road store. Intensely passionate and knowledgeable, Abra can often be heard talking about the latest release of gin or beer with our loyal locals. When out of the store she continues to hunt for Sydney’s best coffee.

Parramatta Rd
Store Manager
Craig Lycett

Working in liquor retail since 1998, Craig managed various liquor stores across Sydney before joining the Camperdown Cellars team in 2010. Throughout his career he has developed a thirst for Craft Beer and the appreciation of fine wine. Deeply passionate about sharing his expansive knowledge and most recent favourites, Craig is often found on the shop floor providing suggestions with a smile.

Cremorne
Store Manager
Jorge Lavado

Jorge holds over a decade of premium retail experience, having previously worked with several luxury brands. Born in Mexico City, Jorge has travelled to over sixteen countries before settling in Australia in 2009. His vibrant and friendly personality, distinguished customer service and extensive knowledge of liquor and wine make him an irreplaceable part of the Camperdown Cellars Team.

Darlinghurst
Store Manager
Romuald Delage

Working as a chef for 10 years, Romuald completed two diplomas in viticulture and oenology near his home town in Bordeaux before moving to Australia and joining Camperdown Cellars in 2004.

Neutral Bay
Store Manager
Alex Dobson

Alex has been working closely with wine, craft beer and spirits for 16 years across three continents. First working in a variety of roles in restaurants and small bars, before taking on a senior role with a fine wine retailer in Brisbane in 2012. A move to Sydney saw him join the Camperdown Cellars team in 2018. He is particularly passionate about Italian and natural wines, sour beers and amari. His love of libations is only equaled by his love of food and the joy of handmade pasta.

Double Bay
Store Manager
Todd Norcott

After working with corporate liquor chains for near a decade, Todd joined Camperdown Cellars to further explore his passion for fine wine, spirits and beer with an Independent retailer. A true enthusiast by every measure of the word, Todd lives by the ethos ‘beer for recreation, wine for appreciation’. Todd’s experience with liquor retail, hospitality and events management coupled with his knowledge of premium beverages have made him an invaluable addition to the team.

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