Our people, Our stories

The great news and people that are part of the New Zealand wine industry.

 

of 16 Next
Displaying 1 to 8 of 121
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. ...
  10. 16
  11. Next
  • 17 Feb 2022

    New Vintage: Georgia Mehlhopt

    Law graduate Georgia Mehlhopt had been an emergency communicator, but hiking the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain sent her on a new career path. These days, Georgia is working as a Viticultural Technician for Accolade Wines but will start a Cellar Hand role for vintage at Greystone in March. “I’m very torn between the vineyard and winery, I love both aspects of it.”

  • 03 Feb 2022

    A giant of New Zealand's wine industry

    Joe Babich was on track to become pharmacist, when he defied his mother’s wishes and joined New Zealand’s nascent wine industry instead.

  • 28 Jan 2022

    Sam Bain: at the top of his field

    In the lead up to the Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year National Final 2021, we get to know a bit about the regional finalists from around the country.

  • 20 Dec 2021

    Good Wine: Escaping tradition with Fugitive

    A couple of Marlborough renegades are rethinking the way we’re drinking, to crush the carbon footprint of wine. Fugitive is the bespoke brand of winemaker Nadine Worley and viticulturist Logie MacKenzie, who’ve paired up to produce an organic Sauvignon Blanc sold only in reusable kegs and bottles.

  • 09 Dec 2021

    Return home sparks career change to winemaking

    A move back home to Hawke’s Bay gave EIT graduate, Anna Young, the impetus she needed to make a career change and pursue her long-held dream of becoming a winemaker.

  • 03 Dec 2021

    Rudi Bauer

    Founder of Quartz Reef, Rudi Bauer, has made an extraordinary contribution to his adopted nation, having pioneered the Bendigo subregion, helped forge a reputation for Central Otago wines, and nurtured conversations about Pinot Noir, Central Otago, organic viticulture, and the place of winegrowing in New Zealand culture.

  • 03 Dec 2021

    Daniel and Adele Le Brun

    When Daniel Le Brun first visited Marlborough in 1978, he was “immediately convinced” the region had the potential for great wine.

  • 03 Dec 2021

    Andy Frost

    Andy Frost has spent nearly 40 years weaving science and research into the practical business of growing and making wine, with ground-breaking consequences for the wine industry.

of 16 Next
Displaying 1 to 8 of 121
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. ...
  10. 16
  11. Next

Know someone we should feature?

Get in touch
Back to top