Rebecca Poynter | General Manager
After extensive travel and work in the hospitality industry in New Zealand, the USA and Europe; advertising, marketing and chefs qualifications led Rebecca into a New Zealand based sales role with internationally recognised wine company Villa Maria Estate in 1995.
Since then Rebecca has held sales, marketing, export and general management roles in the New Zealand and Australian wine industries selling and marketing wines from various regions such as Marlborough, Hawkes Bay, Auckland, the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale. Rebecca’s senior management experience encompasses wine businesses with both family and offshore corporate ownership.
She has managed Australian wineries in the Hunter Valley and Coonawarra and is delighted to be back in New Zealand as part of the Rockburn team and to work in the exciting Central Otago wine industry.