Our People


Roy & Simon McCallum

Roy McCallum and his wife Rosemary ran a dairy farm near Paihiatua in North Wairarapa for many years. Always forward-thinking, Roy developed software to help farmers with stock rotation. He was also a company director for Tararua Cheese. The couple have now retired to Palmerston North, with regular monthly trips to the Mitre Rocks Vineyard in Central Otago to oversee vineyard management... read more >

Carol Bunn, winemaker

DSC_0603_Carol_smallWinemaker Carol Bunn was just a kid when one of Central Otago’s first vineyards was planted close to her parent’s Arrowtown farm, sparking her interest in viticulture.

Carol completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography and worked in resource management before making a career change in 1995, to get back to her farming roots. She completed a postgraduate diploma in Viticulture and Oenology at Lincoln University in Canterbury, preparing for her new life in winemaking... read more >