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.
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.