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
The name Akitu is an ancient Maori term for Apex or Summit – and the logo depicts the name reflected in the outline of the alps overlooking the vineyard.
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.
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.
“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.”
‘We firmly believe that the wines of New Zealand can have a unique combination of fruit purity and flavour with considerable texture, elegance and balance.’
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.
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.
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.
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 a diversity of native flora and fauna.
In Maori Hãhã means savoury and luscious. A toast to New Zealand, talented winemakers and dedicated growers create wines from sustainable vineyards in the world-famous
Located on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf, Man O’War occupies rolling coastal hillsides with high cliffs and stunning beaches.
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
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
Situated 20 minutes from Queenstown in Bendigo, Peregrine’s estate vineyards were first planted in 1999 with Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling on various rootstocks. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc were introduced later with great success.
Prophet’s Rock was founded in 1999, with the goal to find sites in Central Otago like no others.
Puriri Hills makes luxurious blended red wines inspired by the grand crus of Pomerol and St Emilion, on the right bank of Bordeaux, France.
Russian Jack (1878 – 1968) was a much loved “gentleman of the road” who carried his life in huge sacks upon his shoulders. During fruit
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.
“Where the soil is rich & the food is plentiful” Established in 1984, the land belonging to Te Kairanga was originally owned by the founding