Butterworth Estate

Butterworth Estate

“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.”

Ata Rangi

Ata Rangi

Ata Rangi is a small New Zealand winery with a renowned reputation for Pinot Noir. Located at the southern end of the North Island in the village of Martinborough, it is owned and managed by a family trio – Clive Paton, his wife Phyll and his sister Alison. Clive planted his first vines on a small, stony sheep paddock at the edge of the Martinborough village in 1980 as one of a handful of people who pioneered winegrowing in the area.

Martinborough Vineyard

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 dedication to land preservation, and sharing a legacy of wine knowledge…

Martinborough, Wairarapa

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 to the east and west. The wind has been known…

Te Kairanga

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 shape of the Union Jack! The vineyard is sustainably…

Russian Jack

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 who built a bronze statue to his memory Russian Jack have…