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  • Gordon Russell

    Senior Winemaker

    Gordon was appointed winemaker in 1993, and has established himself as one of New Zealand’s winemaking identities with his passionate approach to winemaking. Gordon’s interest in wine started while in Europe, and he moved back to New Zealand in the mid-1980s to join the world of wine. He aims to produce premium, carefully crafted, textural wines that are both elegant and sophisticated, his hallmark is hand-plunged red wine.