Grape Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
Growing Region: Nelson, New Zealand
Owner / Winemaker: Patrick Stowe

Patrick planted the home vineyard at Rimu Grove in 1995, and it comprises 7 hectares of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris vines. Which are laid out on the gentle north facing slope of the Bronte Peninsula overlooking the stunning Waimea inlet in Nelson. The passionate team at Rimu Grove are committed to producing only the finest quality wines which reflect the terroir of the Nelson Moutere wine-growing region.

 

Grape Varietal: 100% Moscato Bianco
Growing Region: Asti Region, North-west Italy
Chief Winemaker: Danilo Drocco

I must admit it has been a few years now since I was last at Fontanafredda - but it has been a pleasure to see and taste the development in both the brand direction and quality of wines being crafted by Danilo and his team. Moscato d'Asti is justifiably having a renaissance, with these approachable, vibrantly lively and refreshing wines being enjoyed by the next generation of wine enthusiasts.

 

Grape Varietals: 90% Pinot Gris, 5% Gewürztraminer, 3% Pinot Blanc & 2% Riesling
Growing Region: Yarra Valley, Australia
Chief Winemaker: Steve Webber

This range of vibrant and dynamic varietal wines, were crafted to pay tribute to Yarra Valley’s very own opera diva, Dame Nellie Melba, who enchanted the world as Mimi in the opera ‘La Bohème’ - based in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1880’s. The Yarra Valley has a rich history of quality wine production dating over 150 years. When you think of Australia, you think summer and those ancient terra-rossa soils.

 

Grape Varietal: 100% Riesling
Growing Region: Marlborough, New Zealand
Chief Winemaker: Ben Glover

Zephyr wines embrace the dynamic spirit of the Glover family and the lively aromatics of their estate vineyards. The Glover family vineyards, were planted in 1985 alongside the meandering 'Opawa River', which has inspired the family’s passion for wine. Their viticultural and winemaking philosophy's embrace the strengths of their vineyards. Their wines showcasing classic cool climate character, along with palate depth and texture.