William Hancock

Winemaker

Willy moved to the UK in 2012, straight out of school, to experience a different pace of life in the London restaurant scene. Having the opportunity to work and train with leaders in the wine scene at both the Don and Bleeding Heart restaurants, a passion for wine was born. A subsequent Winemaking and Viticulture degree at Plumpton College was undertaken, and after vintages in Sancerre, Bordeaux and California, Willy returned to New Zealand to work harvest with Church Road in Hawkes Bay.

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