Meet the team
Dreams do matter!
John has been a viticulturist for over 25 years, and over the years has worked on several vineyard sites around the district .
In his mind, the first step of producing great wine is finding a great site for the vines, followed by growing good the best quality grapes the sites has to offer.
As a local, he has profound knowledge of the vineyards and wines of Marlborough. He also operates a viticultural contracting company which takes him allover the Province.
John is an open-mind and well-travelled viticulturist, who knows just about every piece of land around Marlborough wine region and to create his own wine brand he thought could only ever be a dream.
“I love that Marlborough offers so many opportunities to grow high quality grapes.”
“In Marlborough I fell in love with wine and wine become my dream and my lifelong study project .”
Adora (self-appointed English name) has been a TV Journalist in Anhui Province TV Station (located in the east of China) for 8 years.
From China Adora travelled to Hong Kong to pursue a Master’s degree in Journalism.
In 2012, she came to New Zealand and studied Viticulture and Winemaking at NMIT, including carrying out two vintages and working part-time in a vineyard for 2 years.
Aside from that, Adora has also published a book titled Meeting winemakers in Chinese, where she told the stories of 36 wineries throughout Marlborough region.
To bring New Zealand wine to China and worldwide is Adora’s life long passion, and she feels she is now” living the dream”.