David Cumming & Jane Gordon established Define Wine Marketing & Communications in 2005.

Since this time, the business has grown and evolved in to one of Australia’s leading wine marketing and communications businesses.

DAVID CUMMING has extensive experience in the wine industry.  From the age of seven, time was spent planting, pruning, spraying and picking grapes on his family’s cool climate vineyard in the central highlands of NSW. 

David Cumming

After completing a Bachelor of Business (Agricultural Commerce), David held marketing and senior management roles with Rothbury, Southcorp Wines Ltd, Barossa Valley Estate, and Xanadu Wine Group.

David has extensive experience with small wine businesses, having established Next Generation Wines (NXG) with two partners. In its second year this export only business was awarded the Business SA Regional Exporter of the Year. NXG was subsequently sold to Xanadu Wines in Margaret River. 

‘he is the number one most effective PR person in the Australian industry, for mine.’

Campbell Mattinson, The Winefront

David was also a co-founder of Fox Gordon Wines in 2002, a boutique winemaker specialising in premium Barossa and Adelaide Hills wines. He has also has written articles for a number of regional publications.

In 2018, David co-founded The Lane Cellars, an independent bottle shop in Orange and Albury, specialising in local, premium wines and craft beers and spirits.

JANE GORDON has extensive business experience across a broad range of areas.  She was one of the eponymous founding directors of Fox Gordon Wines and has extensive experience working in the financial, wine, agriculture and mining sectors.  Jane holds a Bachelor of Business and Diploma of Financial Planning.