Aroha Wine


Tag: Marlborough


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 wine-making regions of Marlborough and Hawke’s Bay. A family owned wine company, HãHã pride themselves on making high quality, great value wines that bring...

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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.

Sacred Hill Sauvignon Blanc

Sacred Hill are renowned producers of Chardonnay, Syrah and Bordeaux Blends from the Hawke’s Bay. But did you know they make a zippy and refreshing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc too? A review of Sacred Hill’s 2019 Sauvignon Blanc by Canadian Sommelier Carolyn Evans-Hammond caught my attention on Instagram recently. ...

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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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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.


Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine region and accounts for nearly 75% of wine production. A cool climate with long sunshine hours, low rainfall and well-draining, moderately fertile soils produces uniquely vivid wines. Sauvignon Blanc put New Zealand on the world wine map in the 1980. Since then, Marlborough has become...

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