Anwar started working with Jeff in 2000 while in Malaysia and in the fibreglass industry. He joined the team at Ex Nihilo in 2007, first part time working in the vineyard as a weekend warrior, then full time since 2015.
As Vineyard Manager, Anwar takes care of the vineyards, helps in the cellar, production and overall maintenance. He is Jeff’s ‘Brother from another Mother'.
events & marketing coordinator
This native Winnipegger is as Fancy as the come.
Transferred to the Okanagan with her husband and two children in 2006, Nancy put her career on pause focusing on raising her family and enjoying all things Okanagan.
Graduating with a Creative Communications diploma majoring in Public Relations. Nancy has worked in the marketing and communications field in both profit and non-profit sectors.
Nancy takes care of our event planning at the winery, marketing and social media. Nancy joined our team in 2014.
wine club coordinator
Growing up just five minutes down the road from our beautiful vineyard, this Lake Country local is our go-to-gal for everything Wine Club.
Continuing to build her industry and hospitality education and expertise everyday, Breanna holds a true love for wine and viniculture. She has completed her WSET Level 1 and 2.
Breanna became a part of the Ex Nihilo Family in 2018 starting out as a spectacular Tasting Room Associate. Her outstanding work ethic, attention to detail and witty charm has brought her to where she is today, running our fabulous Wine Club.
“You call it Chaos, we call it Family!”
Our Executive Chef, Danny Tipper
was born and raised in Kelowna, BC. He attended post secondary culinary school in Vancouver. Upon his return to the Okanagan, he honed his skills while perfecting his art at local favourites including Quails’ Gate Estate Winery and Waterfront Wines.
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