Esses Wine is a boutique grower sparkling house that specialises in vintage Methode Traditionelle. They are nestled between the Seaward Kaikoura ranges and Kaikoura peninsula, this creates a unique microclimate that is perfect for making bubbles. Each vintage is reflective of the season with its own individual story behind it.
George Road Wines is a quality focussed winery from North Canterbury producing a range of delicious, award winning and popular wines – Rosé, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Syrah.
A family run boutique organic wine producer from the North Canterbury region. Their wines are hand crafted following Bio Grow certification guidelines and are hand made without interference or additives allowing the fruit to express its terrior.
Hanmer Springs Wines is a family owned, organic vineyard located on the North-facing hills of the Hanmer Basin. Making fresh, delicious, natural wines from grapes grown in a beautiful alpine environment.
Main Divide is the local name for the Southern Alps that form the backbone of the South Island. Wines for Main Divide are sourced from selected growers around North Canterbury chosen for their ability to express unique regional and varietal characters. The wines are made by the Donaldson family at their Waipara Valley winery.
Melton Estate is just 20 minutes west from of Christchurch City in the suburbs of West Melton. Their biggest hit is not to be missed – the true taste of summer is encapsulated in their Summer Love Sparkling.
A boutique 2.2 ha Waipara vineyard developed principally to produce beautiful, expertly cellared Pinot Noir to be released near their peak, Mon Cheval enjoys a growing reputation. From hand harvesting to minimal winery intervention, every effort is made to produce a quality wine. Now also produced are Rose’ and Riesling.
Mountford Estate creates wines of character and quality through a policy of watchful, non-interventionist winemaking. A combination of new and traditional techniques and technology are used. Mountford Estate has transitioned to using native yeasts, low sulphur and like all past vintages, their wines continue with a no fining or filtration policy where possible. They believe that this is the way to gain a true expression of site and vintage.
Beautiful wine comes from a beautiful place. Mt. Beautiful wines are the expression of the wild, rugged and breathtakingly scenic region of North Canterbury. Certified-sustainable and estate-grown, these distinctively restrained wines let the pure terroir shine through. Only eleven kilometres from the ocean, the vineyards are protected from harsh sea winds by their benevolent namesake, Mt. Beautiful.
Pegasus Bay is owned and operated by the Donaldson family who were pioneers of the local wine industry. Often referred to as the leading producer of fine wine in the region, Pegasus Bay produces complex and full flavoured wines with character from their home vineyard which is now more than 34 years old.
Somerton’s Sparkling Honey Mead is produced using honey sourced entirely from Mt Somers Station, naturally fermented and bottled at the Sugar Loaf Winery in Marlborough. The flagship product “Sting” is a lower alcohol, crisp, dry refreshing drop – perfect for summer sipping.
Straight 8 Estate was established 15 years ago by Mary Jamieson and James Shand. For the past 15 years, Straight 8 has been a self-sustainable vineyard. From growing to bottling it’s all done on-site making it one of only a handful of producers of 100% Cantabrian wine.
Terrace Edge, in North Canterbury, was NZ’s Organic Vineyard of the Year in 2018. They pride themselves on producing artisan wines through gentle, traditional winemaking methods. The result is some of NZ’s most flavoursome and complex wines, including Albarino, Syrah & St Laurent.
The Boneline – hand grown, hand made – all on-site, upstream along the geological wonders of the Waipara River. Landscape and wine both multi-layered, intriguing and beguiling. Alluring new release wines alongside old favourites. Come discover the spectacular vineyard walkway over summer.
The Winemaker’s Wife brand is the creation of Christchurch couple, Simon McGeorge (Winemaker) and Olive Hill (Wife). Their label celebrates partnership and fun! Their wines are elegant, easy drinking styles that showcase Simon’s winemaking talent and Olive’s social flair. The newest addition to their range is a limited release Méthode Traditionnelle.
Torlesse is a 100% Estate, grown, made and bottled in Waipara, North Canterbury. Their range includes an extensive selection of aromatic whites, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Merlot red wines. The 10 year old Tawny and Cassis Liqueur are also unique.