About Us

Wine Is Both Our Passion & Our Expertise

Dhall & Nash was founded by Puneet Dhall and Brandon Nash in 2007. With collectively over three decades in the global wine trade, Dhall & Nash source the world’s finest wines and deliver them straight to you. We aim to provide the highest level of service to our customers and there are hundreds of wines for you to choose from. Choosing the best with you is both our passion and expertise. Our unique sourcing method unearths the greatest wines – a diverse and exclusive array of delicious treats including the likes of Mountford Estate, Maison Billecart-Salmon and Mollydooker.

Our passion and knowledge are unrivalled in New Zealand. If you love wine, our door is always open to you.

Meet The Team

Puneet Dhall of Dhall and Nash

Puneet Dhall

Puneet completed the Certificate in Wine Making and Grape Growing in Hawke’s Bay EIT. After a stint in the Cellar at Sacred Hill he spent several years as a merchant in London working at “Fine and Rare Wines” – a foremost wine brokerage firm with an international clientele.

Email: puneet@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 601 8381
Mob: +64 (0)21 855 744

Brandon Nash of Dhall and Nash

Brandon Nash

Brandon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Viticulture from E.I.T in Hawke’s Bay and served with Craggy Range for several years before starting Dhall and Nash. Brandon is a wine authority to note for many events. including master classes and presentations across the country at the most successful restaurants and bars. Brandon regularly judges at Wine Shows across NZ such as the Hawke’s Bay and Air NZ Wine Awards.

Email: brandon@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)4 801 8902
Mob: +64 (0)21 844 195

Victoria ‘Tori’ Haysom

Tori has completed up to WSET Level 3 in wine and has worked in both the hospitality industry and wine retail for over ten years. She is passionate about wine and the stories behind them. You’ll find her either roaming the streets of Auckland with her bag of goodies or expanding her personal wine horizons at home.

Email: tori@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)21 2272 863

Melissa Csigay

Originally from Rhode Island, USA, Melissa graduated from university with a degree in Business and Marketing. However, she quickly felt she’d be better placed doing something she was truly passionate about, so she moved to New Zealand and started her wine journey! Melissa has since gone from novice wine drinker to wine aficionado. She has gained valuable experience in the industry while completing her WSET Diploma and looks forward to sharing her passion for wine, the people who make it and the land it’s born from, with you.

Email: melissa@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)27 502 6166

Aliénor Moreau

Aliénor comes from Pauillac, the birthplace of Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé wines. Her passion for wine is inherited from her father, a French master of vines. Her early experience in winemaking transitioned well into wine sales roles. Since moving to NZ, Aliénor reckons she drinks more Champagne than she did back in France, and puts it down to the bubbly kiwi culture! You’ll often find Aliénor in the kitchen, she is a keen cook and loves the experience of perfect wine and food pairing.

Email: alienor@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)27 356 6037

John Filmer of Dhall and Nash

John Filmer

John is based in Cambridge and covers the regions of Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Taranaki. John has 30+ years experience in the liquor industry, including FMCG, which he brings to Dhall and Nash. John is an avid fan of Pinot Noir and Shiraz.

Email: john@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)27 555 8011

Francis Auclert of Dhall & Nash Fine Wines

Francis Auclert

Covering Wellington, Canterbury, Manawatu and Wairarapa, Francis is a Certified Sommelier from a hospitality background.
He has worked in many Michelin starred restaurants in France, London and Singapore and it’s impossible not to be charmed by his passion for wine, positive energy and French accent!

Email: francis@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)22 100 7513

Owen Wood of Dhall and Nash Fine Wine

Owen Wood

Owen is based in beautiful Arrowtown, covering Otago & Southland. With 40 years experience in the hospitality & wine industry in Australia, NZ, France, and the UK, Owen has a wealth of knowledge for wine buyers to tap into.
An appreciator of all wine but particularly partial to Chardonnay, Champagne, and Portuguese table wines.

Email: owen@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)21 757 095

Jean-Jacques Bourvis

Jean-Jacques is French. Say no more! His passion for wine and hospitality combined with his indomitable personality make JJ a tour de force! Jean-Jacques has owned or been involved in the Auckland Restaurant scene for several decades.

Email: jj@dnfinewine.com
Mob: +64 (0)21 293 2479

Javiera Ahumada

Javi hails from the Colchagua Valley in Chile, one of the most fertile regions in the country with an abundance of orchards and vineyards. She is a qualified professional in Marketing and Communications with more than a decade of experience in international companies including Public Relations, Marketing and Corporate Communications.
She has been exploring the world and finally landed in New Zealand to study for a Business Diploma. She loves a good full-body red, such as Carmenere.

Email: javiera@dnfinewine.com
Ph: +64 (0)601 8382
Mob: +64 (0)21 997 893

Chris Tan

Chris has over twenty years experience with the wine and hospitality industry, half of these were as a consumer and the other half with a hangover.
Raised by computers, Chris hails from a media background that’s included filmmaking, graphic design, stage production, programming and writing biographies in the third person.

Email: chris@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 601 8383

Aimee Hopwood of Dhall and Nash

Aimée Hopwood

Aimée is an AUT Design Graduate and our in-house Graphic Designer. She specialises in making everything that we present as beautiful as the wines we sell.
She enjoys sparkling wines and refreshing, crisp whites among friends.

Email: aimee@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 601 8386

Sonja Anich of Dhall & Nash

Sonja Anich

Sonja has over 30 years of international and national hospitality experience in curating wine lists, wine education, wine sales and even in the kitchen cheffing! As our wine content writer, educator & blogger, she shares her rapturous love of wine by illuminating our prestigious portfolio, taking our valued customers on vinous journeys of delicious discovery.
“Obviously ALL wines inspire me – but I have a particular affinity to chardonnay!”

Shana Cameron of Dhall and Nash

Shana Cameron

Shana keeps the Dhall & Nash cogs turning smoothly. A lot happens in the background for us to run as efficiently as we do and Shana is the driving force behind this. With a background in media and marketing, Shana knows how to organise, plan and liaise with the team and the customers to keep everyone happy.

Email: shana@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 601 8384
Mob: +64 (0)21 110 1829

Sweetha Shetty of Dhall and Nash

Sweetha Shetty

Sweetha has extensive experience in Operations Management Accounting, Logistics and Administration. Having worked in global organisations, Sweetha brings in the much desired experience in establishing and maintaining financial policies that strengthen business performance.

Email: sweetha@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 601 8380

Laura Demarco of Dhall & Nash

Laura Demarco

Laura hails from the multicultural paradise of Brazil! Their loss – Dhall & Nash’s gain! She has an engineering degree and is a recent graduate of international business. With such skills and expertise, she is fine-tuning our finance systems and processes.
Being from tropical Brazil, she loves drinking fresh, luscious white wines, especially Pinot Gris.

Email: ldemarco@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 357 0493

Zoe Bourvis

Zoe has grown up in and around the hospitality industry, and has always enjoyed seeing what goes on behind the scenes.
Zoe likes to problem solve, which helps her in logistics to find the answers to any questions people may have. Zoe has always been a fan of a good rosé.

Email: zoe@dnfinewine.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 378 9138