Rippon, Central Otago

Rippon Vineyard was the dream of Rolfe and Lois Mills, pioneers of wine in Central Otago.  Experimental vines were planted in 1974, but the bulk of the vineyard was planted in 1982 with Pinot Noir representing  40% of the vineyard.  The first commercial vintage was produced in 1988. Winemaker Nick Mills, son of Rolfe and […]

Quartz Reef, Central Otago

Planted on New Zealand’s largest quartz deposit, Quartz Reef specializes in the creation of exceptional Sparkling Wine and Pinot Noir. Once the focus of a gold strike in the 1860’s this site is now a thriving vineyard. The north-facing vineyard is situated to absorb the heat of the sun and the heat retaining properties of […]

Mission Estate, Hawkes Bay

As New Zealand’s oldest winery, Mission Estate has a longstanding reputation for producing award winning, quality wines. Their commitment is to consistently produce excellent value-for-money wines, using the best of old-and new-world winemaking techniques. This ensures that Mission Estate continues to be one of the most established and highly regarded producers in New Zealand. It […]

Millton Estate, Gisborne

James and Annie Millton established their winery on the banks of the Te Arai River, near Manutuke in 1984. Located on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand in the winegrowing region of Gisborne, this was the site where early settlers first planted grapevines in 1871. Millton was the first producer in […]

Cairnbrae, Marlborough

Cairnbrae refers to the rocky outcrops and gravel slopes of Marlborough, New Zealand. With high sunshine hours, warm days and very cool nights the climate creates wines with the unique fruit flavors and refreshing style that has made Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc world famous. Planted in 1980 Cairnbrae started out as a contract grape grower for […]

Ana, Marlborough

Ana is part of the Eradus Estate family of wines grown entirely in the Awatere Valley, a sub region of Marlborough with its own unique microclimate. The Awatere Valley is windier, dryer, stonier and cooler compared to Marlborough’s other growing regions and these conditions contribute to the wines having a lovely mineral backbone with crisp […]