Renowned sailors, the Butterworth Family is the new custodian of Julicher vineyard, planted in the iconic soils of Te Muna. The wines of Julicher vineyard have received critical acclaim since their first crop. As such, the J-Knot on every Butterworth bottle (the strongest sailing knot you can tie) is a tribute to our vineyard’s founder, Wim Julicher.
Butterworth Estate is a boutique Martinborough winery focusing on the production of prestige hand-crafted wines of distinction. Our property is planted from Te Muna Road to the edge of the Escarpment in predominantly Pinot Noir with Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling