About The Wine Curator
We curate experiences that cater to your passion for wine.
The Wine Curator is dedicated to providing unique experiences for wine enthusiasts. Our focus is to enrich people’s lives through discovery, appreciation and celebration. We create opportunities to learn, grow and enjoy life through a unique window: the great wines, food, and landscape of Australia. We promote education in an accessible and very real way, through an experience, because being present in the moment always allows you to discover something new.
We are committed to inspiring you.
When was the last time you celebrated with abandon or invested in your passion for wine? From our special Wine Tasting Events and exclusive Wine Tours to the Curator’s Wine Club for discerning wine buyers, and our signature product, the Wine Tasting-in-a-Box™ there is something for everyone at The Wine Curator. Be inspired and join in the fun.
About Our Founder
Lisa Hough, wine aficionado and co-founder of the The Wine Curator, has spent her life dedicated to creating, sharing and engaging people in delicious and enlightening experiences. After discovering her passion for food early on, she trained as a French chef and became a cook for life. Her focus on wine originated with husband (and co-founder) Evan’s job in a wine bar following University. As career diplomats for 10 years, they traveled the globe, valuing immersion and the pursuit of special and unique experiences. Outside of work, this meant food and wine mostly…and adventures!
Posted to Cape Town, South Africa, Lisa and Evan set about discovering this little known world wine region, and shortly thereafter Lisa founded Cape Wineland Tours, a company specialised in wine touring for international travellers. She spent the next decade on a mission to introduce ‘serious’ wine enthusiasts to this delectable wine region, expertly building relationships with winemakers and locals alike.
The Wine Curator is Lisa’s latest venture offering exceptional experiences for the curious wine enthusiast or intrepid traveller to discover the gastronomic delights of Australia. While Lisa has had many roles in business, consulting, and people services, it’s her passion for ‘discovering beauty through the palate that inspires the programs and services of The Wine Curator, a true labour of love.