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Ok, so why the name Two Pairs? Nina Stocker (real name, Katherine) and Kate Day (real name, Kathryn) are lifelong besties. A chance meeting at Kate’s wedding saw Nina meet and fall in love with the best man - the identical twin brother of Kate’s husband. All clear!? Wowwwww!
They embarked on globe-travelling wine odysseys that spanned 15 years and took in France, Italy, Napa Valley, Portugal, Marlborough, McLaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Tasmania and Central Victoria to name a glorious few. Here’s a couple of bragging rights...
Nina, as Chief Winemaker for Catalina Sounds, Crowded House and Nanny Goat in N.Z. scored the prized Air New Zealand Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc. Extraordinary!
These guys prove there’s no substitute for experience. They have simply been there and done it with some of the most admired wineries in the land.
Paul and Ralph have a combined 65 years experience advancing other peoples' wine endeavours (and helping make those same people, ahhh, very rich along the way). Then they had their light bulb moment - it was time to break out and go it alone!
Theirs is a skilled partnership that covers every aspect of the Australian wine trade: winemaking, marketing, management and administration. Yep, esteemed wine critics and wine drinkers have been sitting up and taking serious notice ever since they stepped out on their own. And, with such hard earned knowledge under their belts you’d be crazy not to!
Debbie Lauritz has pulled out all the stops to cover her Puttin’ On Lau-Ritz range in first rate class! Without your support these wines would simply not exist.
A passionate, cool-climate specialist with a C.V. that commands respect. Her winemaking passport is stamped with rites-of-passage sojourns to Alsace in France, Marlborough in New Zealand and Niagara in Canada before finally settling and crafting fine wines in the Central Ranges and Orange regions of New South Wales, Australia.
Working multiple vintages at one of the most modern, celebrated, and cutting edge wineries of the region means Debbie has personally helped shape the success of this super-exciting corner of the wine world!
Simon Sorby Adams is one of the most influential and acclaimed winemakers in Australia, with 40 years experience in the Barossa.
He was instrumental (firstly as Senior, then Chief Winemaker) at Yalumba for twenty years, in establishing the truly iconic international reputation for its masthead premium wines.
Throughout his award-winning career, Sorby’s philosophy of seeking out the finest grapes from the best vineyards in the Barossa and high Eden to create exceptional wines, has been at the very heart of everything he does.
But, it was only very recently, when Coby summoned up all his courage to strike out on his own, that things really began to get, ahhh, Naked - began to really make sense!
Yep, when you helped Coby become a liberated Naked winemaker, able to handcraft small-volume boutique wines exclusively for Angels, that’s when another dream took shape and started to fly!