Julia van der Vink is the Vineyard Manager at Harlan Estate. Julia has worked at several wineries around the world including Mac Forbes in the Yarra Valley, Mullineux in the Swartland, Burn Cottage in Central Otago, and Mayacamas in the Napa Valley. Julia joined Harlan Estate in 2016 to launch their vineyard and winery research and development department, with the goal of further developing holistic farming practices that support both wine character and vine longevity. Since 2019, she has been managing the vineyard, R&D, and vineyard worker development programming. Originally from Maryland, Julia holds a degree in Government and Economics from Harvard University.