Nigel Sowman, Viticulturist
Nigel’s comprehensive knowledge and commitment to Marlborough viticulture provide the backbone for the high standards Walnut Block Wines aspires. Nigel co-founded the company in 2005.
Nigel has a passion for organic viticulture and with 15 years of organic experience he is well regarded in the industry. He is currently advising on Walnut Block’s ongoing development with organic viticulture.
In 1999, Nigel gained a Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology. He then gained international experience in South Australia, France and California before returning to Marlborough in 2002 and becoming the viticulturist for Ashmore Vineyards.