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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Carol Siow

Carol Siow

Cellar Door Manager

Wine has always been Carol’s passion. After working for multi-national corporations such IBM Singapore, Tourism Australia, MTV Asia and Club Med in her native Singapore and later in Victoria Australia, Carol came to New Zealand in 2009 to learn more about wine.

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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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Simon Kelly

Simon Kelly

Global New Business Development and European Sales Director

Simon draws on a broad base of business experience in international markets, professional qualifications – including the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) diploma – and the practical knowledge he has accumulated across all facets of the wine industry.

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