Our story begins when Maven owner and founder, Bob Paton, who is originally from Taranaki, became captivated by the pristine environment of the Wairau Valley and vowed to create an iconic vineyard which would become a legacy for his generations to come. He and his son, Daniel, went on a reconnaissance mission to Marlborough and came to a property on Craven Road. The entrance was a make shift arrangement of wires that Kiwis call a “Taranaki gate” “It’s a sign” said Bob. . .