In this week’s New Zealand Life & Leisure Rosalind Le Bas Walker writes about how Daniel followed his heart and moved away from his successful career as a medical microbiologist to become a winemaker and setting up our own winery here in sunny Tasman.
When I met Ursula in Switzerland 14 years ago we talked about my ambition to plant my own vineyard, build a winery and market the wine under my own label. I could see her doubts. [...] I managed to convince Ursula to marry me and come to New Zealand, where I had been raised from the age of nine. [...]
We now own and run our family vineyard, Blackenbrook, in Nelson and raise our two kids out in the country – a wonderful lifestyle many can only dream about. [...]
Read the entire article here.