Ant Mackenzie has more than 20 years of experience as a winemaker, wine marketer and general manager. Beginning in Hawke's Bay at Vidal, by way of Marlborough-working as a winemaker for luminaries such as Framingham, Spy Valley and Mud House-followed by a stint as general manager of Te Awa and Dry River (Hawke's Bay and Martinborough). There have also been vintage and winemaking consultancies overseas including Australia, the USA, Spain and China. As well as the Ant Mackenzie wines, Ant helps other wine companies make better wine through a busy consultancy business. There are current clients in Hawke's Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough.