Naked Winemaker

Phil Handford

New Zealand


Driven by a passion for Pinot Noir, this talented New Zealand winemaker aims to be the best in world!

  • With a heap of GOLD medals Phil is making some of the best Pinot Noir we have ever tasted
  • His first ever vintage was awarded 92 points by Robert Parker.  Every single vintages to date has been awarded gold medals, racking up an amazing 18 GOLD MEDALS in total.
  • Phil alternates between mastermind and master of understatement: "Just going for a paddle" - First solo kayak crossing of Foveaux Strait. "Caught the odd deer" -Acclaimed deer trapper in the 80's." Dabbled in shearing"- 300 sheep in a day. When he says he'll make a bit of wine for us, we know to brace for the best wines imaginable.

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