Ben Leggett

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Ben Leggett

Brand Manager

Born to the beaches of Marlborough’s iconic Cloudy Bay, Ben Leggett grew up working the local vineyards and winery restaurants for pocket money from a young age. At 17, Ben embarked on a yearlong student exchange to Argentina opening the door to a world of cultural possibilities.

After returning and completing business studies at Auckland University of Technology, he headed off once again with Europe in his sights, spending the next 13 years working in the hospitality and drinks sectors for some of the biggest names in cognac, whisky and rum.

After consulting in Brand Development for over four years, launching his own drinks brand and publishing a successful online drinks blog, Ben is now back onshore motivated to pay forward to the land, culture and industry which helped begin it all. That, and maybe catch some fish in between.  

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About Lake Chalice

Lake Chalice Wines is one of the few remaining privately and locally owned wine companies in New Zealand and is located in the country's main wine-growing region, Marlborough.
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Latest News

The Lake Chalice wine brand, including vineyards, has been purchased by family-owned Marlborough winery, Saint Clair Family Estate.

Lake Chalice was awarded the Reserve Wine of the Show at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2015 for the Lake Chalice Raptor Chardonnay 2014.

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