Meet the crew

Peter Yealands

Peter Yealands

Owner

Peter’s trademark “can do” attitude is the stuff of legend. Happiest working the land at the controls of a bulldozer or digger, Peter has a track record of making pioneering, innovative plans come to fruition – and his successes have been recently ...
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Yealands Family

Born and bred locals, Peter and Vai Yealands were always going to settle in Marlborough. Having worked in his parents family business from an early age, the idea of building a business based on hard work and family ideals always appealed.
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Jason Judkins

CEO

Jason joined the Yealands team in November 2007 and thoroughly enjoys the challenge of helping Peter build a great team and company. Jason believes Yealands Wines combines the best of all things Kiwi – celebrating our unique “can do” attitude.

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Tamra Kelly-Washington

Chief winemaker

Tamra grew up in Marlborough during the region’s viticulture explosion. Spending school holidays working in vineyards and winery restaurants sparked an early fascination with wine and its creation.
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Aaron Yealands

Aaron Yealands

Workshop manager

As the son of Peter and Vai Yealands, Aaron is familiar with his father’s passion for innovation and love of the land. Like his dad, Aaron has been involved in marine farming in Marlborough, as well as the mining and shipment of aggregates.
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