Misha's Vineyard is located on a spectacular site on the edge of Lake Dunstan in Central Otago - the Pinot Noir capital of New Zealand. The sun-drenched north-west facing terraces of the 57-hectare estate provide the optimal conditions for producing world-class Pinot Noir and a range of aromatic white varieties. Named by UK Decanter Magazine as one of the Top 20 Wine Producers in New Zealand, Misha's Vineyard's wines are crafted by renowned winemaker, Olly Masters. Owners, Andy and Misha Wilkinson have a 'no compromise' philosophy which requires an exacting sustainable viticulture regime, hand-picking and considerate winemaking methodologies.
In addition to our Sustainable Status, Misha’s Vineyard has a program for protection of heritage sites on the vineyard, with the documenting and classifying with the New Zealand Department of Conservation of historic goldmining remnants found on the vineyard . These include tailing and gold panning sites in the gullies and creeks. We believe that the sites where goldmining remnants remain – no matter how small – should be kept in tact for future generations to observe and study.We have also supported “Project Gold” – a Department of Conservation initiated project dedicated to the protection and enhancement of Golden Kowhai… Continue reading →