If you like the idea of your wine choice making the world a better place, visit 27seconds. Seriously good wine, with a life changing impact. 100% of their profits go to organisations working to end modern day slavery. The name comes from the statistic that a person is either sold or trafficked into slavery every 27 seconds.
Ataahua means beautiful, picturesque, a place of beauty – so appropriate to the Waipara Valley, the vineyard and the wines alike. The company philosophy is to translate and express the beauty of the vineyard into wines that people can relate to and absolutely enjoy. Hand tended vines and carefully handcrafted wines have produced a range of unique and delicious wines from North Canterbury.
Black Estate is family owned, with three organic & biodynamic vineyards on clay – limestone soils in North Canterbury. Black Estate is set on making wines true to the place they grow. The winemaking is simple – healthy estate grown fruit, hand-picked, vineyard derived yeasts, no additives or fining, minimal sulphur (sometimes none) and not much filtering. That what makes wines with character. Biogro 5202.
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.
Established in 2004, Greystone is best known for their ground-breaking Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc; and award-winning Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Gris. Their approach is to let the different elements essential to the vineyard and season tell a story in the bottle. In 2018, Greystone was named New Zealand’s Winery of the Year and winemaker, Dom Maxwell, won the title of New Zealand’s 2018 Winemaker of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
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 Crater Rim is a family owned boutique winery in Canterbury New Zealand with its own vineyards situated in both Omihi Hills and Waipara. Their wines are produced from selected sites, creating site-specific wines of individual character and drinkability.
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 2018 Waipara Chardonnay.
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.