Founders and owners Angus and Davina Thomson hail from Scotland.  As a fifth generation farmer and a family history in distilling (both grandfathers were in the whisky business) Angus’ love of the land is inherent.  Angus, Davina and their three young children embrace their new life downunder.

Winemaker and Viticulturist, Carol Bunn graduated from Lincoln University with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology in 1995.  Carol brings to Urlar a comprehensive knowledge of the wine industry and wine making experience expanding over 20 years and has a long list of award winning wines behind her name.  Pinot Noir has always been at the forefront of her career and has extensive experience in making other red and white varietals as well as Rose.  Growing grapes and making wine under organic and biodynamic practices is an integral part of Carol's winemaking philosophy.