About Us

Wine Is Both Our
Passion & Our Expertise

Dhall & Nash Fine Wines was founded by Puneet Dhall and Brandon Nash in 2007. With over three collective decades in the global wine trade, Dhall & Nash source the finest wines from around the planet 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 Bogle, Maison Ogier, Billecart-Salmon and Mollydooker.

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

Meet The Team


Puneet Dhall
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
OFFICER

Puneet completed the Certificate in Wine Making and Grape Growing at Hawke’s Bay E.I.T. 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.

Brandon Nash
SALES MANAGER +
FINE WINE SPECIALIST

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 & Nash. An authority to note for many events including masterclasses and presentations across the country’s most successful bars and restaurants, Brandon also regularly judges at Wine Shows across NZ, such as the Hawke’s Bay and Air NZ Wine Awards.



Victoria ‘Tori’ Haysom
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.

Melissa Csigay
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.

Aliénor Moreau
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.




John Filmer
ACCOUNT MANAGER
CENTRAL NORTH

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.

Francis Auclert
ACCOUNT MANAGER
WELLINGTON

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!

Owen Wood
ACCOUNT MANAGER
SOUTH

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.




Matt King
ACCOUNT MANAGER
CANTERBURY

Originally hailing from the South of England, Matt has almost 15 years experience working in hospitality and fine wine retail in the U.K. and New Zealand. Matt has a broad and diverse wine palate but with particular excitement for all things Italian. New to the Canterbury region, Matt is looking forward to exploring all the region has to offer.

Sonja Anich
CONTENT & EDUCATION SPECIALIST

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!”

Jean-Jacques Bourvis
BUSINESS &
MERCHANDISING

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.




Ana Popovich
PRODUCT DATA SPECIALIST

From Wellington NZ, with a background in Marketing and Economics, Ana’s interest in wine was piqued when living in the U.S. by discovering (and tasting) all new varietals that weren’t readily available in NZ. Back in Auckland now, Ana is still discovering but also happily combining her affinities for data and wine to keep us all informed and in the know. Ana enjoys a light red, an aged Riesling, and any activity in the sunshine.

Chris Tan
DIGITAL PRODUCER

Chris has had over twenty years experience within the wine and hospitality industry. While these years mostly consisted of Chris drinking ‘ungodly’ quantities of wine and frequenting the local bars, he still reckons this counts as experience (though some are more patchy than others).

Raised by computers and grown in a Earth-orbiting laboratory, Chris comes from a media background that’s included film-making, graphic design, stage production, programming and writing silly biographies in the third person.

Aimée Hopwood
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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.




Sweetha Shetty
CHIEF OPERATING EXECUTIVE

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.

Shana Cameron
ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

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.

Viraj Barot
DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Luckily for us, Viraj is as passionate about supply chain logistics as we are about fine wine! Originally from Gujuart, India, he has a Bachelor of Commerce degree specialising in Supply Chain & Logistics Management. Not to mention that he’s also a Customs Broker. So, watch out, no-one will mess with our wines when Viraj is around! After a busy day at work making sure all our precious wines arrive at the right place at the right time, Viraj loves nothing better than relaxing with a good whisky and getting spoiled with delicious food cooked by his wife or mum. Lucky guy…




Laura Demarco
INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Laura hails from the multicultural paradise of Brazil! Their loss – Dhall & Nash’s gain! With her Engineering degree and AN international business diploma, she’s a multi-talented asset to our team. Her skills and expertise have become invaluable as our International Logistics Coordinator and fine-tuning our internal processes systems. Being from tropical Brazil, she loves drinking fresh, luscious white wines, especially Pinot Gris and Chardonnay!

Jyoti Madhar
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Our Accounts Assistant, Jyoti, is one smart cookie when it comes to numbers. Originally from Northern Punjab, Jyoti is a graduate of GNDU & has completed her Masters of Business Administration with her area of expertise being in Finance. Jyoti is a Provisional Member of CAANZ and is now well on her way to finishing her studies for Chartered Accountancy. As an avid cook, we hope Jyoti will bring some delicious dishes to the office so we can pair them with divine D&N wines!

Colin Hodgkinson
DELIVERY & TRANSPORT
AUCKLAND

Every effort and care is be made to supply and deliver goods in line with our delivery promises – on time and in full, and in Auckland, Colin is the key to making this happen. Keep an eye out for him around the central suburbs in the Dhall & Nash wine delivery van.





Meet The Team


Puneet Dhall
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
OFFICER

Puneet completed the Certificate in Wine Making and Grape Growing at Hawke’s Bay E.I.T. 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.

Brandon Nash
SALES MANAGER +
FINE WINE SPECIALIST

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 & Nash. An authority to note for many events including masterclasses and presentations across the country’s most successful bars and restaurants, Brandon also regularly judges at Wine Shows across NZ, such as the Hawke’s Bay and Air NZ Wine Awards.

Victoria ‘Tori’ Haysom
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.

Melissa Csigay
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.

Aliénor Moreau
ACCOUNT MANAGER
AUCKLAND

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.

John Filmer
ACCOUNT MANAGER
CENTRAL NORTH

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.

Francis Auclert
ACCOUNT MANAGER
WELLINGTON

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!

Owen Wood
ACCOUNT MANAGER
SOUTH

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.

Matt King
ACCOUNT MANAGER
CANTERBURY

Originally hailing from the South of England, Matt has almost 15 years experience working in hospitality and fine wine retail in the U.K. and New Zealand. Matt has a broad and diverse wine palate but with particular excitement for all things Italian. New to the Canterbury region, Matt is looking forward to exploring all the region has to offer.

Sonja Anich
CONTENT & EDUCATION SPECIALIST

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!”

Jean-Jacques Bourvis
BUSINESS &
MERCHANDISING

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.

Ana Popovich
PRODUCT DATA SPECIALIST

From Wellington NZ, with a background in Marketing and Economics, Ana’s interest in wine was piqued when living in the U.S. by discovering (and tasting) all new varietals that weren’t readily available in NZ. Back in Auckland now, Ana is still discovering but also happily combining her affinities for data and wine to keep us all informed and in the know. Ana enjoys a light red, an aged Riesling, and any activity in the sunshine.

Chris Tan
DIGITAL PRODUCER

Chris has had over twenty years experience within the wine and hospitality industry. While these years mostly consisted of Chris drinking ‘ungodly’ quantities of wine and frequenting the local bars, he still reckons this counts as experience (though some are more patchy than others).

Raised by computers and grown in a Earth-orbiting laboratory, Chris comes from a media background that’s included film-making, graphic design, stage production, programming and writing silly biographies in the third person.

Aimée Hopwood
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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.

Sweetha Shetty
CHIEF OPERATING EXECUTIVE

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.

Shana Cameron
ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

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.

Viraj Barot
DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Luckily for us, Viraj is as passionate about supply chain logistics as we are about fine wine! Originally from Gujuart, India, he has a Bachelor of Commerce degree specialising in Supply Chain & Logistics Management. Not to mention that he also holds a NZ Customs Pin. So, watch out, no-one will mess with our wines when Viraj is around! After a busy day at work making sure all our precious wines arrive at the right place at the right time, Viraj loves nothing better than relaxing with a good whisky and getting spoiled with delicious food cooked by his wife or mum. Lucky guy…

Jyoti Madhar
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Our Accounts Assistant, Jyoti, is one smart cookie when it comes to numbers. Originally from Northern Punjab, Jyoti is a graduate of GNDU & has completed her Masters of Business Administration with her area of expertise being in Finance. Jyoti is a Provisional Member of CAANZ and is now well on her way to finishing her studies for Chartered Accountancy. As an avid cook, we hope Jyoti will bring some delicious dishes to the office so we can pair them with divine D&N wines!

Laura Demarco
INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

Laura hails from the multicultural paradise of Brazil! Their loss – Dhall & Nash’s gain! With her Engineering degree and AN international business diploma, she’s a multi-talented asset to our team. Her skills and expertise have become invaluable as our International Logistics Coordinator whilst handling Accounts Receivable and fine-tuning our internal processes systems.

Being from tropical Brazil, she loves drinking fresh, luscious white wines, especially Pinot Gris and Chardonnay!

Colin Hodgkinson
DELIVERY & TRANSPORT AUCKLAND

Every effort and care is be made to supply and deliver goods in line with our delivery promises – on time and in full, and in Auckland, Colin is the key to making this happen. Keep an eye out for him around the central suburbs in the Dhall & Nash wine delivery van.