Paul Mason


Paul was appointed to the position of winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard in 2007. He's worked extensively in New Zealand with vintages at Coopers Creek, de Redcliffe and Villa Maria and has also worked in France, Italy, Chile, Australia and the US. Paul and his wife Amy live in Martinborough with their two children Alex and Lydia.

Ariel Codde

Cellar Door Manager

Ariel studied a Bachelor of Tourism Management at Victoria University in Wellington and comes to us from Wharekauhau Country Estate. Ariel manages the Martinborough Vineyard cellar door and also organises winery events.

Dave Shepherd

Viticulturist / Vineyard Manager

Dave, born and raised in Blenheim, joined the team at Martinborough Vineyard as the viticulturist in 2013. He served in similar roles at Escarpment, Craggy Range and Dog Point. Dave focuses on the seasonal variations within the vineyards.