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Rockburn Wines announces new General Manager

Rockburn Wines Ltd. has announced the appointment of Tim Severne as General Manager effective immediately.

Severne has significant sales and marketing management experience, working with leading New Zealand companies such as Glengarry Wines, Hancocks Wine, Spirit and Beer Merchants and Marisco Vineyards.

He most recently held the position of Global Sales Manager at the Antipodes Water Company, New Zealand’s leading premium bottled water. Antipodes Water is sold in more than 15 countries and enjoyed in many of the world’s greatest restaurants and hotels.

“Tim has had 20 years’ experience in the New Zealand wine and hospitality industry and is well known within the on and off premise markets,” says Director of Rockburn Wines, Chris James.

“We believe, with his knowledge and enthusiasm that he will continue to expand the sales and promote the Rockburn brand, so that it maintains its position as one of Central Otago’s leading producers of premium wines”.

Severne says he is proud to be leading a talented team at one of the great Central Otago wine companies.

“Seeing Rockburn Wines poured alongside great cuisine, and sold in premium retailers around the world will be a focus.”

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