Proprietor, Felton Road, New Zealand
Nigel has led a varied life, starting as a rock guitarist (failed), then as a creative director and owner of an international agency, before abandoning that life to become a vigneron 24 years ago. Felton Road makes small quantities of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling from its biodynamic vineyards in the remote township of Bannockburn, New Zealand. The wines are exported to over 40 countries worldwide and Felton Road been listed in The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands for the last 6 years (currently 19th).
When not immersed in wine, Nigel is a Luthier, making acoustic and electric guitars in his workshop in Devon UK.