The Team

Sherwood Estate has a dedicated team of vineyard workers, winemakers, administrative staff and account managers.

New Zealand Sales

JJ Cox

JJ Cox

National Sales Manager

Full of life with a smile for everyone, an avid gym-goer and sports fanatic. JJ is the person to have on your team for winery sports day and has her finger on the social pulse of Auckland.

NIKKI TAYLOR

NIKKI TAYLOR

Lower North Island Regional Account Manager

An adventurer, mother of two and lover of Pinot Noir. Her mornings always start at the gym and her days are filled looking after lower North Island accounts and planning her next holiday.

Shanti Horkings

Shanti Horkings

Lower South Island Account Manager

Enjoys a red wine by the fire after a great day up the mountains snowboarding or mountain biking. Loves live music and being in nature.

Production

Petter Evans

Petter Evans

Production Manager / Winemaker

Known for his great cooking abilities and regularly entertains family and friends. He can also be found running or biking around Hagley Park with his wife and daughter. And his favourite wine? That would be like asking a parent who their favourite child is.

Chris Pattinson

Chris Pattinson

Winemaker

A winemaker’s son who grew up playing in the vineyards and a lover of all sports especially tramping, yachting and basketball. Another peanut butter fanatic and lover of Waipara Valley Pinot Noir.

Wendy Harris

Wendy Harris

Warehouse Operator

A busy mum of two involved in a multitude of community events and daily farm life. The lady who knows what’s what in the warehouse and makes sure the correct wine gets sent to the right customer.

Vineyard

Paul Hewett

Paul Hewett

Vineyard Manager

Paul’s key responsibilities are to oversee everything that happens in the vineyards and generally run around in circles. A North Canterbury local who has been making wine in the Waipara Valley for 17 years.

Tracey Kirwan

Tracey Kirwan

Vineyard Worker

Tracey is responsible for all the vine care and is Team Leader for all the contract staff who assist in the vineyards during the year. She was born with green fingers and has over 20 years’ experience working with plants. Outside of work she spends time in the garden (obviously) or with her animals.

Office & Administration

Angela Lacey

Angela Lacey

Accounts & Orders

A keen horse woman who enjoys life on a family farm. Enjoys music and reading. Favourite wine is anything that contains grapes.

Carrie Vasta

Carrie Vasta

Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant

Curious about all things in life, especially space. Enjoys eating good food followed by drinking great coffee. Can be found exploring nature or binging on Netflix.

Fred

Fred

Wellness Ambassador/Greeter

Known for his ability to sleep all day. Key duties include keeping our feet warm in the office and welcoming visitors to the winery by meowing at them loudly.

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Liquor License

Holders Name: Sherwood Estate Wines Limited
License Number: 57/OFF/393/2021
License Expiry: 6th May 2024