Te Mata, Hawkes Bay

Te Mata Estate has five vineyards totaling 15 hectares on the free draining soils of the Havelock Hills north-facing slopes. Te Mata Estate’s wines are from some of the oldest vineyards in New Zealand. In 1996 the Havelock Hills area was recognized for the significance of its natural and viticultural heritage when it was designated […]

Tablelands, Martinborough

The idea for Tablelands as a wine company began in January, 2009 in New York City during a conversation between two wine-loving mates; Magnus Riddiford and Simon Buck. However, the inspiration for the wines they set out to make was born much earlier. Magnus’s family has lived for generations in Wairarapa where they developed a […]

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 […]

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 […]