Natalie Christensen likes a bit of colour and variety in her life which she’s certainly not short of as Senior Winemaker at Yealands Estate in beautiful Marlborough wine country. Previous wineries in her vinous career include St Clair Family Estate, Matahiwi Estate and various roles in Spain, France and the US.
Casey’s wine journey started in Kerikeri, followed by Auckland, Dubai and now Victoria. She launched the Travelling Corkscrew 8 years ago to document her wine journey and we’re thrilled to find out more about her wine ventures in the following Q&A. Read More
Riesling and turmeric latte lover, bassist and soon to be or maybe just turned dad. James Bowskill aka Jim, viticulturist at Framingham Wines in Marlborough, is not your middle of the road viti guy but Framingham is certainly not your usual, conservative winery either.
Influencer. It’s THE buzzword in the marketing world right now and the wine industry is slooooowly getting into it too.
In this week’s Q&A we’re excited to introduce you to Italian wine influencer and social media expert Eleonora Galimberti, the woman behind the successful Enozioni Instagram account sporting 67k followers. Read More
Born and bred in Hawke’s Bay and immersed in the wine industry since her teenage years, Nic Olsen turned her heritage into her profession and is spreading the love for wines from the bay as the HB Wine Ambassador. Read More
Erica, a South African medical scientist graduate, met Kim, the kiwi winemaker. They fell in love and together built one of the most successful global wine brands. They’re about to do it all over again … but wait, this time it’s a bit different!
Allan and Catherine Scott planted their first vineyards in Marlborough in 1975 and now it is the next generation, their three children, taking the reins of this iconic family business with son Josh leading winemaking and viticulture.
If you pick-up an award-winning Villa Maria Chardonnay, chances are Nick Picone had something to do with it. The talented winemaker not only has an impressive Chardonnay trophy collection, he’s also pretty good at making Merlots and Bordeaux blends – in fact the entire New Zealand wine portfolio, hence he’s the Chief Group Winemaker at New Zealand’s most awarded winery, Villa Maria Estate. Read More