Destiny Bay Vineyards is located in a small, north facing valley on Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Established in 2000, Destiny Bay grows Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot from top-grade clones selected from premium wine districts around the world. Destiny Bay wines are found on the wine lists of fine restaurants and in the private cellars of discriminating collectors. Destiny Bay is a fully accredited “Sustainable Vineyard & Winery” and emphasizes old world traditions, new world techniques, and a timeless passion for excellence. Member of The Specialist Winegrowers of New Zealand.
The distinctive soil, site and mesoclimate of our vineyards lie at the heart of our winemaking style. Ecological balance is more than a social responsibility, it is good grape growing and wine making practice. In addition to being the first fully accredited Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand® vineyard & winery on Waiheke, Destiny Bay has built energy efficient structures, developed environmentally sensitive vineyard and winemaking practices, and planted over 500 native trees. All Destiny Bay wines are sealed with 100% natural cork from sustainable forests that help offset carbon emissions. Furthermore, natural cork has a carbon footprint 1/24th of the carbon footprint… Continue reading →