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“As soon as I entered this industry, I felt like I belonged,” says Holly West, after she started working weekends at the Matua cellar door during her final year of high school. “I always knew that I wasn’t going to get a corporate or desk job, I wanted a job with purpose that I was passionate about.”
For Jenny Dobson, winemaking is a lifestyle, not a job. Not only is she one of New Zealand's most accomplished winemakers, but she was the first-ever female Cellar Master in Bordeaux, France.
Brad Frederickson is the creator and winemaker behind Outside the Box Wines, an experimental brand that questions traditional winemaking. “I’ve always questioned the rigid ways that wine has been made because ‘this is how it’s always been done’,” he says. “I like experimenting to see what else is possible.”
The unstoppable Diana Dobson - Aviary Manager of the Marlborough Falcon Conservation Trust – received a Queen’s Service Medal for services to wildlife conservation in June.
The Landing Wines, part of a 1000-acre coastal property in Northland, have received carbonzero certification through New Zealand’s leading certification body, Toitū Envirocare.