Meet the crew

Miles Dinneen

Miles Dinneen

Winemaker

Miles has been our winemaker at Crossroads since 2004 and has played a vital role in helping us to create award-winning wines year after year. 

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Bryon Strachan

Bryon Strachan

Vineyard Manager

Bryon is born and bred in Hawke’s Bay. He started agricultural farming in the region before getting into grapes 17 years ago. Bryon has done every kind of job in the vineyard, from pruning and vine training to operating machines such as grape harvesters.

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Helen Frith

Helen Frith

Director of Export - Asia, Africa, Middle East

Helen previously had also enjoyed working with Constellation New Zealand and other global wine companies selling, marketing and educating for over 20-plus years before joining us here.

“Wine is my passion, profession and hobby, so I am one of the lucky ones!” she says.

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Sean Jowers

Sean Jowers

Asia Pacific Regional Sales Manager

Sean was born and raised in Blenheim, in the heartland of the New Zealand wine industry. He moved to Auckland to complete a Bachelor of Business degree before starting his career in wine.

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Leigh Alderton

Leigh Alderton

Vice President of Sales - North, Central and South America

Leigh developed an interest in wine during his university days, working part-time in liquor stores. He completed his first wine course in 2000 and after returning from living in the UK in 2004 joined the sales team at Montana Wines.

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