An avid cyclist for over 30 years, Glenn has pedaled across America and Europe, and completed numerous regional tours. He traveled to over 20 countries as a commercial and fine art photographer – shooting for clients such as The Territory Ahead, Patagonia, The Four Seasons Hotels and Crystal Cruise lines. Before photography, Glenn was in fine-dining management for 10 years, and he has also enjoyed several stints judging international wine competitions.
Juliane has been a certified wine professional for over 20 years ~ achieving her Certified Wine Specialist (CSW) and WSET Level 3 certificates while working for prestigious Napa and Sonoma wineries and international wine distributors in the USA and New Zealand. She caught the wine bug while living in the heart of Burgundy, France, and has toured and sipped her way through most of the great wine regions of the world. An avid athlete, she enjoys cycling up the hills around Nelson and hiking its many trails.
Glenn and Juliane made their home in San Diego, California for over 20 years before settling in Nelson, New Zealand.
“My love affair with with wine began when I lived in Dijon – the capitol of Burgundy, France.
It’s always been my dream to recreate that connection in a new wine growing region – as
Glenn and I have done here in Nelson.”