Sun Valley Vineyard - Gisborne
At the most easterly tip of NZ you’ll find the “Chardonnay capital”.
Gisborne is the 3rd largest wine growing area in New Zealand and is renowned all over the world for its wine, due to its distinctive, intense fruit flavours and easy drinking style. This unique region provides great growing conditions with long sunshine hours, fertile soils and endless access to water, ideally suited to our chardonnay, sparkling and aromatic wines such as Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer.
State Highway 50 - Hastings
Long sunshine hours and dry climate make it a great region for red wines such as Merlot. Hawkes Bay is the second largest wine region in NZ and is one the most versatile, with such a range of soil types and great weather conditions.
Lake Road works with various contract growers and suppliers throughout Marlborough to ensure regular supply of premium quality fruit from this region. The warm days and cool clear nights create a slow ripening period bringing out the best in the vines. It is these conditions that make Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc so special.
Brunton Road Vineyard - Gisborne
Situated on the fertile plains of Gisborne and located close to the coast, The Brunton Road vineyard is predominantly warm and dry throughout the growing season and benefits from regular afternoon sea breezes that help maintain optimum conditions around the bunches as they develop.
Nestled between the hills in the Ngatapa Valley, the Blackwood Vineyard enjoys ideal growing conditions with plenty of sunshine and the fertile soils consistently produce abundant crops of high quality fruit.