Born in Dannevirke, Bred - Makutuku, Fairlie, Queenstown, Waipukurau, Havelock North.. Bachelor of Science, Massey University; Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology, Lincoln University; WSET Advanced and Diploma Course, London.
Vineyard Worker at Lime Rocks Vineyard, CHB – 2006/2007.
Marketing and Sales Assistant, The Wine Shop at Harrods.
Being Assistant Winemaker at Seresin.
Dog – Oscar, The Great Black Labrador.
Amontillado Sherry and Aged Gouda.
Alistair Viner, Peter Gough, Clive Dougall, Jean-Christophe Bersan, Rosie Butler – all hugely inspirational people!
Virginia Woolf, Agnes Obel, Didier Dageneau, Andrew Jefford, Owen Wilson, Rudolf Steiner.
Many small achievements to getting to where I am now, but passing the WSET Diploma was super!
Time, knowledge, continual development, research and focus on quality.
I can stop watches..
Sleep in, go for a hike, eat good food and drink wine with friends.