Point Bush Estates

Point Bush Estates is a boutique family owned B&B (Te Kiteroa Lodge), vineyard, winery, Cellar Door and Restaurant (Vines) dedicated to excellence in winegrowing for high quality wine production. The vineyard is located on the east side of the Waimate hills with a north and easterly aspect. The Te Kiteroa area has excellent drainage off the ridge which creates a frost-free micro-climate. Plantings comprise Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc. The fully equipped Winery processes the hand picked fruit using our "paddock to palate" quality statement.

Wine styles

Sustainability Stories

Walkways, Flora and Fauna

Biodiversity

Biodiversity becomes challenged after centuries of grazing so our first challenge when we purchased the property in 1987 was land use. The lower frost free slopes were ideal for winegrowing, the steeper slopes trending native and exotic forestry. A walkway winds up through the gulley through remnant totaras and large Kahikiteas so a biodiversity plan was hatched. To ensure a localised biodiversity a nursery was engaged to propogate natives off the site to then be replanted back as seedlings. 25000 natives were planted along the lower slopes of the Waimate Walkway route and seed bombs fired by tennis racket up… Continue reading →

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www.pointbush.co.nz

  • Address: 228 Point Bush Road
    Waimate, 7979