Chief Executive Officer
Lou joined the Mud House Wine Group in 2011 and was heavily involved in the sale of the Mud House brands and vineyards to Accolade Wines before moving over to manage New Zealand Wineries in 2015.
Lou completed a Law (Hons) and Commerce Degree at Canterbury University and then moved through to gain her Chartered Accountant qualification. Lou’s career prior to the wine industry has been broad with roles overseas in a Hospital Trust, and within New Zealand for NCR, NZ Herald, Jasmax and Amcor. Lou loves working with all the team at NZW to provide a premium winemaking experience for all our clients and growers. Lou’s favourite wines are Chardonnay and Riesling which she enjoys with the team and friends.