With a hint or two from his wife to move to Hawke’s Bay, Dan finally saw the light and returned from overseas with his family to join Hãhã as General Manager. When he’s not up to his eyeballs in finance and running the show, Dan can be found enjoying life in Havelock North with Kate and their three children.
One of the owners, Ash loves to talk wine, drink wine, and mountain bike – sometimes all at the same time. Ash looks after our domestic and international sales. His bike often accompanies him as he shares his passion for Hãhã wines around the globe.
Hot on the heels of an illustrious career in advertising, Kim is no stranger to the world of wine. Here at Hãhã, she’s responsible for getting the word out about what a great drop we make. Outside of the office, Kim can be found in picturesque Hawke’s Bay locales showing complete strangers photos of her dog, Jedi.
Logistics & Operations
Shannon arrived at Hãhã via the Barossa Valley by way of Blenheim. You can tell by her choice of locations that wine has always played a large part in her life, particularly when accompanied by chocolate. She studied wine at Lincoln and last year, drank wine all over Europe. Ironically, she’s now responsible for getting the wine into the bottle.
Customer Service & Sales Support
Kellie has a diverse background including owning her own businesses and prior to joining Hãhã working in an accountancy firm. At home she tends her flock of 40 sheep, 3 horses and 2 goats and at work she looks after a flock of colleagues and customers. In her spare time we’ve heard a rumour about ceroc dancing but you’ll have to ask Kellie about that.
Sales & Merchandising
Sales & Merchandising
John encompasses his personal passion for wine and puts it into practice ‘on the ground’ in Christchurch. When he’s not just drinking our wine, he’s out doing tastings and spreading the good word with our wonderful customers.
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Ant has lived and breathed all things wine for over 20 years. This extremely talented man is a rock star in his own right and has his own established Ant Mackenzie Wines brand. Ant oversees our growers and provides winemaking expertise.
Chris is well known in the Hawke’s Bay as a craftsman of fine wines and great beers. Having created a successful brew pub, this paved the way to follow his passion in creating Beach House Wines, now recognized as one of New Zealand’s top producers of fine wines.
Emma has worked in wineries all over the world, including Australia, Switzerland, South Africa, France, and Chile. An amazing multi-tasker and mother of two, she and husband Marcelo set up Monowai Estate in Hawke’s Bay.
After 25 years at the helm of the winemaking team for Hunter’s in Marlborough and numerous awards and accolades to his name, Gary has a well deserved reputation as one of New Zealand’s leading winemakers.