“We loved the wine so much we bought the vineyard” jokes Brad, however, he’s deadly serious. Brad & Warren aspire to see their Te Muna estate recognised as one of the very best producers in the world. They’ve very little experience with coming in second place.”
Domaine Thomson’s spectacular elevated site sits at 45° South. It is situated high above the valley floor and has 360-degree views of the Cromwell Basin and Lake Dunstan, framed by the Dunstan and Pisa Mountain ranges and the St Bathans Mountains further beyond.
Puriri Hills makes luxurious blended red wines inspired by the grand crus of Pomerol and St Emilion, on the right bank of Bordeaux, France.
Prophet’s Rock was founded in 1999, with the goal to find sites in Central Otago like no others.
Greywacke’s Kevin Judd was the founding winemaker at Cloudy Bay – the winery that put New Zealand on the wine map. He oversaw 25 vintages and then started his own winery, Greywacke to fulfil a long held dream.
Domaine Rewa’s Philippa Fourbet took a leap of faith and purchased, sight unseen, the 5.5-hectare vineyard and French-styled cadole in 2010 – and she’s delighted she did.
Located on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf, Man O’War occupies rolling coastal hillsides with high cliffs and stunning beaches.
Black Estate’s Home Vineyard is located 6 kilometres north east of the Waipara Junction, in the Omihi sub-district of Waipara Valley, North Canterbury. The slope is a north facing sedimentary clay fan on a gentle hill side slope. The soils are mainly Awapuni clay loam with calcium carbonate deposits.