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Tony has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Viticulture from Charles Sturt University, Australia. His career spans 35 years in the wine industry. During this time he was employed for many years as a senior executive of New Zealand’s largest wine company including a period as Director of Viticulture and Wineries. In 2010, Tony launched his consultancy business. With a range of commercial, practical and technical skills and with experience across all of New Zealand’s main grape growing regions, Tony services can be tailored to support key wine industry stakeholders be they grape growers, winemakers, viticulturists, industry professionals, directors or investors.


“ There is no other industry in the world today that draws together art, science, the natural environment, sensory pleasure and friendship in such an integrated and creative way. It is truly a privilege to experience a career working with such passionate people who have been focused on creating such wonderful products for the world to enjoy”.

Tony Hoksbergen - Director and Consulting Viticulturist, Viticulture Horizons

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