Gary Jordan (Winemaker/ Viticulturist)

Gary grew up in Durbanville, South Africa and attended the University of Cape Town, where he qualified as a Geologist. After having worked in South Africa as a geologist, Gary attended the MSc program in Viticulture and Enology and worked as a winemaker in California before spearheading the growth and development of Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa with his wife Kathy.

Gary loves a challenge, which is why in 2017 Gary, along with Kathy purchased Mousehall Country Estate as part of their "retirement plan".

If you don’t find Gary cultivating the land, on his digger or plotting a new project, you will find him with braai tongs and a glass of something delicious in hand.

Kathy Jordan (Winemaker/ Finance)

Kathy grew up in Cape Town, South Africa. After completing a major in Economics and Industrial Psychology at the University of Cape Town, Kathy worked as a Merchandiser for a leading fashion company in Cape Town.

Kathy lived in California, USA for two years thereafter with her husband Gary, studying Enology at the University of California, Davis, as well as gaining international experience at a winery in Sonoma.

Kathy returned to South Africa to manage the building and development of Jordan Wine Estate alongside Gary, transforming Jordan into the world-class wine, hospitality and wine tourism business it is today.

Kathy wears many hats at Mousehall from accountant to winemaker, but on the odd occasion Kathy has some free time, you will find her running a marathon, playing frisbee with the dogs or learning a new language.

Christy Jordan (Distiller/ Marketing)

Christy grew up in Stellenbosch on her family-run wine farm, Jordan Wine Estate. After completing her degree in Visual Communications majoring in photography, Christy travelled extensively working in various hospitality roles on yachts and five star lodges around the world before moving to England in 2019.

In 2019 Christy passed her distilling course in London and shortly after worked in a Distillery in Ireland learning the art of distilling and blending before creating her own spirits.

Christy is part of the daily running of Mousehall from distilling to creating social media content, attending events or hosting a tasting. If she isn't working, you might find her with a Ukulele/Guitar in hand, running a marathon or chasing after her energetic Irish Setter pup Charlie.

Nick Siersema (Sales / Finance)

Nick grew up in Huizen, The Netherlands. He studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam and went on to do a master’s degree in Rome. He moved to London in 2020 to work in IT Sales and shortly after met Christy.

After 4 years in IT Sales, Nick left the city life behind and moved to the English Countryside to join Christy and the Mousehall Team.

Nick is an integral part of the Mousehall team, from engaging with customers, attending events and developing the catering side.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys testing out new recipes in the kitchen, being the music quiz master or enjoying a Negroni.

Bryan Lawrence (Farm Manager)

Bryan grew up on a farm in South Africa. Bryan has worked in several different roles one of which was running a lodge in South Africa before moving to London in 2021.

Bryan joined the Mousehall team in 2022 as Farm Manager with his practical and hands on approach he has been cultivating the land alongside Gary.

When visiting Mousehall, you will see Bryan beautifying the farm, planting, pruning, or harvesting various fruit trees and attending to the Dorper Sheep & Ducks.

When Bryan isn't working, you will find him making biltong, watching Formula 1 or braaing at any opportunity.

Ashleigh Lawrence (Distillery & Winery Assistant)

Ashleigh grew up in South Africa. After finishing high school, she travelled to the USA to be an Aupair where her love for children and teaching developed.

Ashleigh joined the Mousehall team towards the end of 2022, working alongside her husband Bryan while assisting Kathy & Christy in the Distillery & Winery.

Ashleigh is behind every bottle labelled & packaged, order placed and keeping things neat, organised and inventoried.

In her free time, you will find Ashleigh enjoying a walk with her Dachshund, Stretch, listening to Taylor Swift or learning to play the piano.