Gordon Russell

Gordon Russell has been making wine at Esk Valley for over 15 years and during this time has established himself as one of New Zealand’s most recognisable winemaking identities. His skill and passionate approach to winemaking has lead to enormous success with his wines in tastings and competitions around the world. Gordon firmly believes in the balance and harmony of a wine, together with complexity and palate interest. He aims to produce premium handcrafted wines that are both elegant and sophisticated, and which truly reflect the character of the individual vineyards