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The first thing you’ll notice about Jane De Witt is her broad smile and carefree laugh. She eschews pretension – in wine and life – while succeeding brilliantly in both. As Lion’s Head Winemaker North Island, she leads the production of seven brands and myriad wines, dominated by sparkling production.
Voices Of The Pacific is a doco series launched by the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) in partnership with Horticulture New Zealand, MG Charitable Trust and New Zealand Winegrowers.
Bryn Craddock is a Bachelor of Viticulture and Wine Science student at EIT Te Pūkenga, and the most recent Hawke’s Bay A&P Society & Craggy Range Young Vintner of the Year.
Kiwi mental health advocate Mike King has thrown his support behind an Eskdale restaurateur’s community health initiative. "Mental health is going to be the biggest need going forward."
Suburban Auckland might not seem the logical start line for a stellar career in grape growing. But the 2022 Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year believes his urban upbringing gives him a fresh perspective on the science and art of his trade.
The ability to follow her fruit from vineyard to winery is just one of the things 2022 Central Otago Corteva Young Viticulturist of the Year Nina Downer loves about working with a smaller producer.
The Roll of Fellows of New Zealand Winegrowers recognises those who have contributed substantially to the New Zealand wine industry. Whether it be through research, innovation or sustainability, their invaluable efforts and unwavering dedication have helped our industry grow and prosper.