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An American In New Zealand: How Jen Parr Became A Central Otago Winemaker

June 10, 2019

Jen Parr, an American, was recently nominated by Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine as one of 6 finalists for NZ Winemaker of the Year in 2019. How did she end up on that list? A former financial software saleswoman, she quit a field she wasn't passionate about to figure out what would make her happy. Introspection led her towards food and drink, and ultimately, making wine.