Bill and Vicki Widin Leogate Owners
Bill & Vicki Widin


Bill and Vicki are Angus cattle producers from North-Western NSW who purchased Brokenback Vineyard in 2008 and after forming Leogate Estate Wines, have built the new cellar door, winery and restaurant on the property. Striving in excellence in all they do, Bill and Vicki enjoy providing top quality produce to the public whether it be their wine or their beef.




Mark Woods

Senior Winemaker

Mark’s reputation in the Hunter Valley is of the highest calibre, not only has he won many awards, both with Leogate and with his previous work at Briar Ridge and Pepper Tree Wines, it is his dedication to winemaking that is outstanding. Hunter born and a family man; Mark has a great personality, a can do attitude and is always ready for a laugh.


Michael Burgoyne

Vineyard Manager

Michael (Mick) began his career as a “dirtboy” with Brian McGuigan in 2000, where he was fast tracked to vineyard management in 2001. The experience of working with an industry icon was an amazing journey and Mick now brings this experience and his passion to Leogate. A hard worker, he likes a good joke and beer, like any true Aussie.