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Guy Rutledge

Managing Director

Head Office, Gisborne
Phone: 06 863 0028 Mobile: 021 783 236
Email: guy@vintechpacific.co.nz

Guy established his home and business in Gisborne early in life and the climate, community, lifestyle and wine industry all mean he remains a confirmed Gisbornite.

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Brett Barnes

Hawkes Bay Manager

Napier, Hawkes Bay
Mob: 021 410 498
Email: brett@vintechpacific.co.nz

Brett has been involved in the Hawkes Bay wine industry since 1996, when he started out working in vineyards alongside his studies at Massey University.

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Roydon Allen

Auckland Manager

Onehunga, Auckland
Mobile: 021 779 527
Email: roydon@vintechpacific.co.nz

Originally from Rotorua, Roydon now lives in Whangarei but works from our yard in Onehunga, Auckland during the week. Roydon joined us back in 2006, when we are still known as Armourtech.

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Christian Kuun

Technical Winemaker & South Island Supervisor

Blenheim, Marlborough
Mobile: 027 260 9052
Email: christian@vintechpacific.co.nz

Christian joined Vintech Pacific in 2019 when he immigrated to New Zealand, with his family, from South Africa. He is an award-winning winemaker who trained at Elsenburg Agricultural College, in Stellenbosch.

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Bill Crossen

Wine Technician & South Island Supervisor

Blenheim, Marlborough
Mobile: 021 779 182
Email: bill@vintechpacific.co.nz

Bill was initially involved in the wool industry as a classifier of fleeces which he followed with half a decade in DB liquor retail, before settling into their wine division…

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Matt Connell

Mobile Wine Technician

Cromwell, Central Otago
Mobile: 027 445 9463
Email: matt@vintechpacific.co.nz

Born in Taranaki, Matt grew up in Christchurch. He returned to university to complete a post-grad degree in Oenology and Viticulture in 2001. Since then he has gone on to become one of New Zealand’s leading and most awarded winemakers.

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Business Development

Auckland
Mobile: 022 484 2810
Email: colin@vintechpacific.co.nz

Colin was a 25 year veteran of the wine trade before joining Vintech Pacific in 2012. He has participated in the study program for the Institute of Masters of Wine and judges for New Zealand’s major wine shows and magazines.

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Our Team

Administration Manager

Gisborne
Office: 06 863 0018
Email: info@vintechpacific.co.nz

Kathy’s bio is coming soon.

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