Guide at a Glance
Te Awanga, North Island, New Zealand
Lifestyle, Wine Tour
Rod is the owner, operator and the winemaker of Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, a company that offers wine tastings and tour. He was awarded as New Zealand Winemaker of the year in 2006 while working as a winemaker at Vidal Estate in Hawke’s Bay for nine years. He is the current Chairman of Hawke’s Bay A & P Wine Awards and a senior judge at the New Zealand International Wine Show.