Nadja fell in love with the wine industry culture while in high school, working holidays in the family vineyard and winery. Nadja defines wine making as the perfect blend of art, science and agriculture. Completing her double degree of winemaking and viticulture via CSU Wagga Wagga; Nadja went overseas for 3years to further broaden develop her experiences and knowledge as a winemaker working in California, South Africa and France. In 2014 she returned to Australia to work with Philip Shaw and his son Daniel in Orange. Being closer to Canowindra was the main motivation for this move. Nadja is still currently working and living in Orange - but have increased her involvement with the family estate along with her partner Steve.