Jean-Charles and Marguerite Van Hove are harnessing the sun to fight climate change, with a three-year transition to electric vehicles, irrigation and hot water, all powered by solar.
Crunching numbers in a sunless office isn’t the usual prelude to a career in winemaking. But it yielded just enough cooped-up-ness to render a young Nadine Cross, now winemaker at Peregrine, rather career-chafed
Sachi has ten years’ experience and a doctorate in Biotechnology, specialising in Nanotechnology. But while she was writing her thesis, she had a light-bulb moment, she realised that she wanted to have a career in the wine industry instead.
In 2004, Two Rivers winemaker Dave Clouston returned to his home province, determined to approach Marlborough fruit with a Mediterranean perspective, and become “New Zealand’s greatest Rosé producer”.