Category: wineries

Rockburn Wines from the rugged South

Although Rockburn’s flagship wine is Pinot Noir, I do have a soft spot for their Gris for a while now. Rockburn is one of those producers everyone seems to be aware of but not many know much about.

So I caught up with Paul Donaghy, their General Manager and a good friend of mine, to find out a bit more about this boutique producer from the rugged south. Read More

Happy Birthday Babich!

In New Zealand’s relatively young wine industry a 100 year anniversary is a great achievement and one that definitely needs celebrating.

Babich, one of New Zealand’s most iconic wineries reached this special milestone this year and decided to celebrate by sharing 100 stories of their 100 year journey so that you can find our more about their special journey! Read More

Julicher Estate

The Julicher story begins on the stoney riverbed soils of the Te Muna Valley, a premium grape growing location nestled just outside Martinborough. Wim Julicher came to New Zealand in 1972 from Holland with $50.00 in his pocket, the promise of a job, and a dream of one day owning land in New Zealand. He spent 30 years in the building trade then decided it was time for a change.

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Schubert Wines

Schubert Wines is the dynamic vision of Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling both graduates of the esteemed Viticulture and Oenology University in Geisenheim, Germany. Both Kai and Marion were born and raised in Germany. Kai had the experience of working for the acclaimed winemaker Erni Loosen of Dr. Loosen Estate. Whilst Marion had grown up amongst vines at Lake of Constance and had worked at wineries in the Baden region.

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