Hyperion Wines

Hyperion Wines is a genuine boutique vineyard and winery producing traditionally crafted wines exclusively from the Matakana winegrowing region.
The tiny home vineyard is planted in classic Bordeaux grape varieties as well as Pinot Noir.

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Rick Stein's Food Odyssey

Hyperion Wines as part of Matakana Coast Wine Country is proud to underline their committment to fine wine and regional food production to help bring one of the world’s most highly respected chefs, Rick Stein, to the stage in New Zealand.…

New Sign for Tongue Farm Road

After years of lobbying the local authorities the Matakan wine region has finally got "Wine Trail" signage. This photos shows the new sign for Hyperion at the beginning of our road.

Rose Cottage Matakana - Self Contained Accommodation

You can't get accommodation any closer to Matakana than this. Right in the Heart of the Village this charming old world (circa 1866) cottage is one of the few original buildings in Matakana. An extensive garden with many roses provides a private oasis, yet very close to the Saturday Market, shopping, cinema complex, cafes and restaurants.…

2006 "the Titan" Released

Fruit from our Matakana vineyard was fermented in open tanks with frequent hand plunging then matured for 12 months in European and American oak barriques. This robust, stylish red wine, made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, has a delightful perfumed aroma with rich cassis flavours and a firm backbone of fruit and oak tannins.…

Connections – Hyperion Helps Hunt for Extra-Terrestrials!

In March 2005 we began using our idle computer power, with the nomenclature ‘Hyperion’, to aid the SETI@Home project run by the University of California in their search for extra-terrestrial intelligence outside Earth.…

The Big Picture Wine Adventure

We’ve put ourselves in it. This inter-active video showcases individual winemakers on film talking with passion about their wine, whilst the audience samples flights of the wine on the desk in front of them, preceded by magnificent aerial coastal and country scenery from Auckland north, zooming in on the wine region then the winery involved.…

2007 "Midas" Malbec Released

Midas received his golden touch from Dionysus, the mythological god of wine. We have grown Malbec for some years but it has generally been blended into "Kronos". For 2007 we didn't make a "Kronos" so the small vintage was bottled separatetly with the tiny output of only 11 cases.…

2005 “Kronos” Released

Our premium blend of CabernetMerlot/Malbec is now available. With our usual ratio of 60/30/10% this wine exhibits ripe berry and savoury aromas with rich flavous of blackcurrents and red berries integrated with fine tannins and an earthy complexity.…

The Grappa Gang

Take a look at this terrific photo taken back in December ’05 while distilling our second batch of grappa.From the left: – the owner of the copper still, Wolfgang, John Crone and Ras Sutherland (Castle Matakana).…

What’s in a Name

Except from our very first newsletter of Autumn 1998. Some of you may be wondering how we came upon the name Hyperion.…


  • Address: 188 Tongue Farm Rd
  • Postal: PO Box 165
    Matakana, 0948