From abalone diver to viticulturist

Our viticulturist stars this month in the US publication – Whalebone Magazine. This is a fantastic magazine and this month’s magazine is the Surf Issue. You can check out the article here and read about Hamish’s journey from abalone diver to viticulturist in his family’s business,

Les Misérables

We have proudly supported the Blenheim Musical Theatre since 2006 and they have just finished a very successful season of Les Misérables, directed by Peter Meikle, musical direction by Linda Holdaway and choreography by Lianna Bell. Sold out audiences and standing ovations every night attest to the talent in the region, it certainly blew us …

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Vintage #31 is Done!

It seems so long ago but, it’s just a month since we finished harvesting. Harvest 2022 threw a bit of everything at us but as always, the team rose to the challenges with determination and good old fashioned hard work.  With a team from all over the world: Australia, UK, Italy, USA, France, and Argentina …

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Champion Riesling

Whoa! This little beauty just keeps on winning! It picked up another trophy for Champion Riesling this weekend at the NZ International Wine Show. Judges said This is sunshine in a glass. Crammed full of citrus, fruit salad & crisp tangy flavours, this medium sweet beauty is exciting, vibrant, a wine to brighten your day. …

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Double Double Gold Gold.

The New Zealand International Wine Show results are in!  Our Reserve Grüner Veltliner 2021 and Estate Summer Riesling 2021 both received 98 points and a double gold medal.  Great summer drinking, they both love spicy food try  the Stir Fried Salmon Ginger, Soy and Sesame with the Grüner Veltliner or the BBQ Chicken with Sweet …

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A Riesling Spritz?

How good does that sound? We have teamed up with the fabulous Alex at Alchemist Mixology who has a stand at the Wellington Wine and Food Festival and is making this cocktail with our Riesling. If this sounds like something that lights up your eyes, you can get tickets here Feels a lot like summer!

It’s the holidays!

Thankyou for being a part of our journey this year, we appreciate your support of our family business, it means a lot to us. We only close for 3 days over this season, for locals and those passing through our restaurant hours are below. If you are planning on visiting, we do recommend booking. And …

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