The Sherwood Family

The owners, visionaries and hard workers with a great team behind them …

The people behind Sherwood Estate Wines are a hard working and dedicated team.   From the growing, winemaking, bottling and beyond, we provide an authentic New Zealand wine experience to our customers.

Petter Evans

Petter Evans

Chief Winemaker and Production Manager

Described as a ‘veteran’ in the industry by some Petter has a passion for his job and a smile for everyone.  A closet foodie
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Ian Whiteaker

Ian Whiteaker

Assistant Winemaker

Sharp as a tack and the ultimate asset on a pub quiz team.

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Peter Adcock-White

Peter Adcock-White

Vineyard Supervisor

A passion for rugby and organic living keeps Peter fighting fit.  A guy who always makes the time to say good day, he enjoys Waipara Valley aromatics.

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Jamie Davidson

Jamie Davidson

National Sales Manager

A part-time winemaker with huge enthusiasm for his job, Jamie is never afraid to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in. With a vast wine knowledge he is the guy to go to with questions.

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Chris Pattinson

Chris Pattinson

Assistant Winemaker

A lover of all sport but especially tramping, yachting and basketball. He is partial to a classic Waipara Pinot Noir.

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Wal Oakley

Wal Oakley

Vineyard Foreman

A relaxed and friendly fellow.  When not caring for the animals on his farm Wal can be found fixing just about anything in the vineyard or relaxing with a good red wine.

Kathryn Fowler

Kathryn Fowler

Office Manager

A lover of all animals with a passion for mountain biking, tennis and MotoGP. Enjoys a Sauvignon Blanc and Champagne!

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Charlotte Cunningham

Charlotte Cunningham

Marketing Executive

A ‘Gym Bunny’ who enjoys camping and catching seafood with her partner, all washed down with a good Riesling.

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Megan Hamilton

Megan Hamilton

Accounts Administrator

A smiley, busy mother of three who loves to stay fit and get out on the farm.  Enjoys a good Waipara Valley aromatic wine.

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Janet Nikora

Janet Nikora

Marketing Assistant and Graphic Designer

A part time artist with a love of VW Beetles, the beach and surf boards.

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Anna Sutton

Anna Sutton

Christchurch Account Manager

Always on the go with a big smile on her face!

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Nikki Taylor

Nikki Taylor

Wellington Account Manager

A “true blue Wellingtonian!”

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Pierre Flavell

Pierre Flavell

Global Key Account Manager

A family man who loves his sport especially cricket and golf.  Enjoys spicy foods and a good red or crisp Sauvignon.

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Nick Woodstock

Nick Woodstock

Australian In-Market Manager

Enthusiastic and energetic, we know the grass won’t grow under his feet!

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Sharyn Feehan

Sharyn Feehan

NSW Area Business Manager

Loves relaxing with a glass of Pinot Noir.

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Sianne Dixon-Hall

Sianne Dixon-Hall

Auckland Account Manager

A world traveller and busy mother of two with exceptional wine knowledge.

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Reiner Van Der Nest

Reiner Van Der Nest

Hamilton Account Manager

An immense knowledge of wine accompanies Reiner.

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