Authentic wines with a unique aromatic expression. Ohau is a new wine sub region, situated on the west coast of the lower North Island in New Zealand. Our location is so unique that our geographic indicator is simply a sub region of New Zealand.
Since our first harvest in 2009 we have been growing exceptional aromatic varietals and producing awarding winning, authentic wines that reflect the unexpected unique regional conditions. We do this in harmony with the land, the people and the community.
Prepare to be surprised, delighted and captivated by our Pinot Gris or Sauvignon Blanc
We have extended our trial of crushed glass in A Block (Pinot Noir). The grapes responded really well to our initial trial. This locally sourced eco-friendly product improves weed control, warms the soil, aids moisture retention and reflects light into the canopy to assist in ripening of the grapes. We had previously trialed white plastic but found it harboured a few too many slugs. Here's hoping the slugs don't like crawling over glass and we can add some more complexity to our wines. Continue reading →