Domaine Naturaliste is the new venture of agronomist award winning winemaker Bruce Dukes. After twenty five years of applying his craftsmanship to international and local producers, Bruce has launched his own range of wines named after the Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge which is the dominant land form of viticultural significance in Margaret River.
Not to be confused with the natural wines, Domaine Naturaliste is the vision of winemaker and founder Bruce Dukes. Aside from four years as assistant winemaker for Francis Ford Coppola's Nieebaum-Coppola Winery, Bruce spent a long period of the time at the helm of famous Margaret River winery - Pierro.
A University of Western Australia trained Agronomist with a master’s degree in Viticulture and Oenology from the University of California, science underpins Bruce’s approach to selecting fruit. The combination of his passion, artistic and intuitive flair make Bruce the gifted winemaker he is.