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.
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.
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.