Aronui comes from the leading Maori owned wine company, and whanau that brought you Tohu Wines.
The word Aronui derives from ancient Maori mythology about the pursuit of knowledge, including the arts and working with the land.
Whenua Matua means significant land and is the name of our Aronui vineyard. It is located in Nelson’s Upper Moutere, one of New Zealand’s most exciting boutique wine regions.
Caring for our land is fundamental to our people, both the owners and our staff. We are Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand certified.
Sustainable winemaking methods are integral to our values and we strive to work in ways that are gentle on the environment, without compromising quality and integrity. Caring for the land is fundamental to our people, both the owners with the reverence with which they regard their lands, and our staff who adhere to the strictest of standards. As a sign of our commitment to the environment, our vineyard and winery are Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ) certified. SWNZ is managed by New Zealand Winegrowers — New Zealand's national wine industry body. The SWNZ programme was developed to provide a best… Continue reading →
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Aronui Wines has just celebrated ten years since its first vine plantings at its Whenua Matua vineyard in Upper Moutere, Nelson. These clay soils have played a significant part in establishing the region as a premium area for aromatic wines, so it was a great testimony to those involved in the establishment of these vineyards when Aronui Wines was awarded…
01/08/2013 Our award winning Tohu Wines now has a sister brand. Aronui Wines was launched early in 2013 by the whanau who have been bringing you award-winning Tohu Wines for over 15 years.…
19/04/2013 I am sure everyone is aware of the Tohu wine brand, owned by Wakatu Incorporation, but many will not know that it recently launched a new brand. I am sure everyone is aware of the Tohu wine brand, owned by Wakatu Incorporation, but many will not know that it recently launched a new brand.…