Aroha Wine


Month: June 2020


Family Owned.Estate Grown. Established 1996 A delicious range of wines which are a reflection of dramatically beautiful mountain vineyards set across two sub-regions – Bannockburn and Pisa, Central Otago. Sir Clive and Lady Marie Skeggs purchased the land for Akarua in 1995, planting began in 1996.  The name Akarua was chosen...

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Martinborough Vineyard

Established in 1980, Martinborough Vineyard is an iconic, pioneering producer of Martinborough with a commitment to the perfection of Pinot Noir. The first winery to plant Pinot Noir grapes in the famed region, today it is home to the oldest vines in the district. Artisan winemaking techniques, along with...

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Martinborough, Wairarapa

Wairarapa means glistening waters in Māori. With a cool climate and Burgundian soil profile Martinborough, Wairarapa is an area initially renowned for stunning Pinot Noir. It is a windy and cool region – the cold southerly wind whips up from the Cook Strait and is funnelled towards Martinborough by mountains...

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Te Kairanga

“Where the soil is rich & the food is plentiful” Established in 1984, the land belonging to Te Kairanga was originally owned by the founding father of Martinborough, John Martin. His cottage is now the TK cellar door. Fun Fact – John Martin laid out the town of Martinborough in the...

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Russian Jack

Russian Jack (1878 – 1968) was a much loved “gentleman of the road” who carried his life in huge sacks upon his shoulders. During fruit harvest this mysterious man was welcomed onto the farms where he picked fruit into his old age. He was honoured by the local population...

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Mt Difficulty

Mt Difficulty are a Bannockburn based winery that have been running since the early 1990’s. The owners of five newly planted vineyards in Bannockburn decided to work together, calling their alliance Mt Difficulty after the large mountain that overlooks the Cromwell Basin. Shelter from the mountain create a special micro-climate...

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Grove Mill

Grove Mill was established in 1988 in the Wairau Valley. The winery is dedicated to crafting premium wines with minimal environmental impact. From the beginning, Grove Mill have looked beyond the winery and vineyards – they continue to nurture the thriving wetlands established beside the winery, home to...

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Vavasour is the founding winery of Marlborough’s smaller, cooler Awatere Valley.

Sacred Hill

Inspired by raw, natural beauty and a blatant disregard for convention, three renegades set out with a simple idea, to make more wine than they could drink and share the rest.