Sherwood Estate has a dedicated team of vineyard workers, winemakers, administrative staff and account managers.
New Zealand Sales
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.
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.
Victorian Sales Manager
Matt’s been around the wine industry for nearly 30 years in many aspects, from retail, wholesale, selling oak & cork, winemaking and now back to account management. Weekends spent with kids and sailing & watching rugby league.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A furniture maker by trade Greg had a change of direction and now looks after all the wire and post maintenance in the vineyards, assists with mowing, spraying and machine maintenance. Greg is kept busy on his lifestyle block with a young family and a passion for mountain biking and motorbike touring.
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
A lover of the outdoors and mother to a family of assorted children and animals. A book nerd and Riesling lover. The lady to go to for questions relating to orders, HR and what to watch on Netflix.
Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant
A part-time nerd who is curious about all things in life. Enjoys eating good food followed by drinking great coffee. Can be found exploring nature or binging on Netflix.
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.