Music- Punk, Soul, Funk, Afrobeat, Ska, Rocksteady, the list can go on. Family, friends and good times are high up there and then there is the wine, something that we are truly passionate about. Making wine that is delicious, interesting and pretty bloody enjoyable is always the plan. Rock'n'Roll!
Alex studied Wine Science at Deakin and Charles Sturt Universities 2002, gaining experience in retail wine sales as well as working vintages in Margaret River and the Northern Rhone Valley while studying.
After universtiy Alex worked in Burgundy before returning to Australia to work at Lethbridge winery and begin making his own Byrne wines from Ballarat.
In 2013 he and his friend Kim Farrell formed Liquid Rock n Roll wines in order to experiment with different styles of wine.
Since 2014 he has also been making wines for Noisy Ritual, a people-powered urban winery in Melbourne.
The Byrne and Liquid Rock'n'Roll labels and Noisy Ritual keep Alex's pretty busy in the wine making business.
Kim has been in wine industry for over 10 years, developing appreciation and love of wine working vintages for Brown Brothers, Milawa and Provenance Wines, Geelong.
He currently runs a wine sales equipment business, supplying technical wine making equipment and winery project management solutions to the industry.
Since meeting Alex through mutual winemakers and friends, the idea for a collaborative project was formed.
Kim and Alex have a passion for music and Liquid Rock'n'Roll embodies this passion and love for all the good things in life.