Our people, Our stories

The great stories and people that make up the New Zealand wine industry.

 

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  • 23 Sep 2019
    Hawke's Bay

    Mission Estate: the next 150 years

    Mission Estate Winery was established in 1851 by pioneering French Missionaries, making it New Zealand’s oldest winery with a fascinating past.

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Gisborne

    Millton Vineyards: organic trailblazers

    In celebration of Organic Wine Week, we’re sharing stories from organic wine growers around New Zealand. Millton Vineyards & Winery was established in 1984 and is New Zealand’s first organic & biodynamic winegrower.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Marlborough

    The unique home of Churton Wines

    In celebration of Organic Wine Week, we’re sharing stories from those people are champions for organic winegrowing in New Zealand. First up is Mandy Weaver, founder of Churton along with her partner and winemaker Sam Weaver.

  • 14 Sep 2019

    Tohu Whenua Series

    Tohu Whenua wines celebrate being a gift from their tūrangawaewae, the place where they stand. Each wine is an expression of their uniqueness and enduring connection to the land.

  • 31 Aug 2019
    North Canterbury

    Greystone Wines: 15 years of friendship

    This story doesn’t involve a family, an ambitious couple, or a maverick winemaker. It involves a friendship that started in an empty paddock and grew with a vineyard.

  • 27 Aug 2019
    Marlborough

    Whitehaven Wines: safe harbour

    In 2019 Whitehaven will celebrate its 25th year in business. They were founded after the owners, travelling by boat, took shelter in the Marlborough sounds during a storm.

  • 22 Aug 2019
    Central Otago

    Planting Misha's Vineyard

    Spectacularly located on the edge of Lake Dunstan in the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago, Misha & Andy Wilkinson’s 57-hectare estate has a ’no compromise’ philosophy across all aspects of viticulture and winemaking.

  • 15 Aug 2019
    Central Otago

    Rippon Vineyards: World Class

    The picture-perfect setting of Rippon on the shores of Lake Wanaka looking out to Ruby Island has a fairy-tale quality. Last month, Rippon was awarded the Best Vineyard in Australasia and ranked 8th best in the world.

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