Dr David Jordan has developed significant commercial experience in the grape and wine industry since establishing Vine to Wine to Market in 1994.
David’s original expertise is as a Viticultural Scientist. He has a Doctorate (PhD) in Viticulture from Oregon State University, USA and an honours degree in Horticultural Science from Lincoln University, New Zealand.
He was the leader of the National Viticulture research programme for Hort Research from 1989-1994 and has been involved with the grape and wine industry since 1983.
David has held many industry chair and committee positions over the years.
David was instrumental in the development of the Sustainable Viticulture Production Scheme as founding member of the working party in 1994, past chairman and ongoing committee member of the NZ Society for Viticulture and Oenology and the Grape and Wine Symposium.