A shared passion for wine and commitment to Organics has brought about an intriguing business partnership between Kingsley Tobin, award-winning winemaker, and John Hawkesby, late of TV news. Valerie Cowperthwaite talked to them both. (First printed in Soil & Health Nov/Dec 2000 issue.)
When Kingsley Tobin came back to New Zealand in 1990 he was ready for a new challenge. Having run sophisticated restaurants in California and being fascinated by good wine, he realised his challenge was likely to be in the same field, especially given the potential in New Zealand.