OUR HUMANS

Our Humans 2018-08-17T13:44:20+00:00

The Moana Park People

We are a diverse bunch, with a range of back grounds, ages and all things human. We do however all have one thing in Common.

A shared passion for great wine.

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Dan Barker

Owner, Winemaker

Any one who has met Dan, will understand just how passionate he is about his wine, a graduate of the CSU Wine Science program, and having worked around the world making and consulting on all things wine , with a base of wine retail and hospitality sees Dan well placed to make our low allergen styles. When not in the vineyard or the winery, Dan might be hanging out with his two young daughters, walking the dogs or out in The Bay fishing.
Kaylea Barker
Owner

Kaylea a graduate of the Business program at the Local EIT, Kaylea runs all our festivals and events here in Hawke’s Bay at our cellar door. kaylea also manages the business admin and export compliance.When not in the office, kaylea will be found with her two young girls or with a glass of Chardonnay in hand, entertaining with friends.

Kaylea Barker
Kaylea BarkerOwner, Admin, and everything else
Kaylea a graduate of the Business program at the Local EIT, Kaylea runs all our festivals and events here in Hawke’s Bay at our cellar door. kaylea also manages the business admin and export compliance. When not in the office, kaylea will be found with her two young girls or with a glass of Chardonnay in hand, entertaining with friends.

IN THE WINERY THE TEAM HAVE OVER 100 VINTAGES CUMULATIVELY

JOHN HANCOCK

With nearly 50 vintages, and being the founding winemaker for some of New Zealand’s most well known wineries, John has joined the team at Moana Park. While also working on his own personal project Hancock and Son, John is helping take Moana Park to the next level.

OUR TEAM OF CELLAR DOOR HOSTS

TREVOR

Trevor is one of the reasons we continue to get 5 star ratings for our tastings and tours. So passionate about people, Moana Park and how we can bring it all together, we think the thing he is more into is his Coffee!

Andrew Williams

Andrew has a passion for hospitality, joining us from Malo and Cape Kidnappers, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge for front of house, a passionate wine and food guy …

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