Born and raised in Sweden, Helena Lindberg has an MSC in Chemical Engineering; she worked in the food industry before developing an interest in wine and winemaking, a passion which took her to Australia in 1994. After spending two years at the Yalumba winery in the Barossa Valley, she moved within the company to Marlborough in New Zealand, where she remained for three years. Helena returned to Europe in 2000 and gained more wine making experience in Languedoc. In 2003 she attended the facultè d'oenologie in Bordeaux. It was in France that she met Lodovico Antinori, and in 2004 Helena relocated to Tuscany to become responsible for wine making in both Tuscany and Marlborough. Since 2011 she is also the General Manager of Campo di Sasso Limited in New Zealand.