Portavin ‘s facility in Western Australia is in the heart of Margaret River’s wine region. The plant bottles and packages wine from Western Australia along with a growing amount of wine from interstate. Sending wine in bulk across the Nullabor to be packaged in Western Australia for the local market results in significant freight cost savings.
Portavin WA is focused on continued growth and expansion of the Western Australian wine market, both domestically and internationally. This is achieved through the continual adoption of new technologies and packaging, supply chain innovation and identification of growth export markets for our clients.
Portavin Margaret River:
Portavin Margaret River was established in 2001 to meet the growing and changing needs of the Margaret River wine producing region. Our facility is conveniently located at the northern end of the region adjacent to the Margaret River Wine Production Ltd (formerly Evans & Tate) contract winemaking facility.
We believe in providing a world class bottling service in the heart of this winemaking district, where winemakers and winery staff are welcome to be involved in the whole Portavin process.
Portavin Margaret River Services:
Portavin Margaret River provides a wide range of integrated services to the wine industry including the following products and services:
- Wine Bottling and Packaging
- Wine Dry Goods Supply and Co-ordination
- Wine Technical and Oenological Services
- Wine Warehousing and Logistics
- Bulk Wine Storage
- Mobile Wine Bottling
- Wine Export – China
- Filtration Products
Mobile Wine Bottling:
Portavin WA operates one mobile bottling service in Western Australia servicing some of the most premium wine brands in the region.
To find out more about our mobile wine bottling service, please visit our mobile bottling webpage or contact us.
Portavin Margaret River Static and Mobile Bottling Contact:
Portavin Western Australia Management team
Anthony Davis - State Manager | Western Australia
Anthony joined Portavin in 2000. After graduating in 1997 with a Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia, he worked for Evans and Tate running laboratory operations before moving to Alcoa Refineries to provide technical support and account management.
Since joining Portavin, Anthony has been responsible for laboratory and quality management before overseeing bottling, laboratory and cellar activities.
In 2007 Anthony completed his winemaking degree at Charles Sturt University and in 2011 moved into the role of General Manager of the Western Australian business.
Jan Evans - Client Services Manager
Jan has over 30 years of experience in Customer Service. She worked for Centrelink for 21 years working in various roles including Customer Service Officer, Debt Manager, Team Leader and Area Trainer.
Jan relocated from Melbourne to Western Australia in 1994 and worked at Bunbury Centrelink Office and Call centre for 7 years.
Jan joined the Portavin WA team in 2001 and has played an integral role in the development of the business. Jan now heads up Portavin’s Customer Service Team.
Matt Beutel - Production Manager, Perth
After starting out his working life in a chemical packaging role, Matt joined Houghton wines in 1996 at their bottling facility, manually stacking pallets and progressed his way through all roles related to wine packaging.He joined the Portavin team in 2007, working with Portavin Margaret River initially and then moving to join the team at Perth in 2010.
Matt currently works as a Production Manager with the Perth team, overseeing all matters related to production. When he is not managing the production affairs at Portavin, Matt can be found spending his time with his family and enjoying the outdoors.
Mark Kaptein - Production Manager, Margaret River
Mark was involved in many winery expansions as a qualified carpenter in the southwest at the start of his career. As the construction in wine industry slowed down, he decided to take up jobs in wine bottling and started off by working on Portavin’s Mobile bottling truck, travelling to many towns to bottle wine.
He then worked on the static line at the Margaret River site for some time and then proceeded to take on more responsibilities as a line operator, supervisor and as a Production supervisor over the years.In 2019, he was promoted as the Production Manager and manages a team of full time staff who work on the bottling line and a team of mobile operators, who travel the countryside, bottling wine.
While he is not busy working out the day to day operations at Portavin, Mark enjoys fishing in the middle of Geographe Bay, spending time with his family and Harness racing.
Portavin Western Australia Sales team
CHRIS GREENLAND - AREA MANAGER WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Chris joined the Portavin team in January of 2014, three months after moving his family to Australia from the United Kingdom. After graduating from University of Gloucestershire in Marketing and Management in 2003, he gained extensive experience in both marketing in the food and beverage industry. Following management positions in hospitality, Chris then leased his own pub in the English countryside and this is where his love of all things wine began. This lead to Chris managing an on-and-off trade wine outlet for Majestic Wine Warehouses at Swindon in the South West of the UK, prior to immigrating to Australia.
Since joining Portavin, Chris has focused on cementing relationships with new and existing clients as well as growing the business into new market segments. His sense of humour and deep industry knowledge makes him a fantastic asset to our WA team.
MATTHEW THOMAS - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Matthew moved to Western Australia from Victoria in 1996 and now calls it home. Starting off his career in WA in sales with Watsonia small goods,Schweppes and VOK Beverages, he then changed career paths to work in hospitality as a Duty Manger with Caves House Hotel.
After close to four years in hospitality, Matthew was back in sales and joined Portavin. Currently working as a Sales Rep in the Business Development team, he calls on a range of customers in every grape growing region of WA, forging strong customer relationships as well as seeking new business opportunities. He also takes care of TORR Sales in the region.
When not working, Matthew enjoys a game of Tennis and Golf & spending time with family & friends.