19 Jul From Pandora to Chardonnay
She brought Pandora jewellery to Australia, and now Karin Adcock is choosing her own destiny
Karin Adcock sits at a table in the courtyard of the art gallery that is the latest attraction at her sprawling vineyard Winmark Wines, her wrist jewellery jangling slightly as she tucks into the cheese platter before her.
When the lanky Dane with sparkling sapphire eyes arrived in Australia at 32, she had two suitcases and $3000 in her bank account. Her “wide and varied” past included building a school for child refugees in Zimbabwe, sleeping in the slums of Bombay and tackling complex farming and building roles. Words by Penelope Green Photo by Simon De Peak