Vinolust Winemaker Seminars Meet the Winemaker: Rod McDonald of Hawke’s Bay New Zealand October 16, 2020 / Rod is the brilliant New Zealand winemaker of Te Awanga Estate in Hawke's Bay on the north island of New Zealand. Hey there! Some exciting wine information stuff inside. To access you just need a Vinolust Wine Lover Membership or Vinolust Wine Explorer Membership. Join now! Already a Vinolust member? Then you just need to log in to get your wine fix in.