Cellar Selection


Dog Point

March 20, 2020
Dog Point Vineyard is owned and managed by highly respected husband and wife teams, Ivan and Margaret Sutherland and James and Wendy Healy. Famed for gathering a cult following almost prior to the release of the first vintage in 2002, Ivan and James specialise in producing o...
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Mercury Bay Wines

July 29, 2019
Sunny and surf-washed the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula seems an unlikely location for viticulture. But Cooks Beach on the shores of Mercury Bay is ideal for growing pinot noir. The area enjoys a unique microclimate and the considerable day/night temperate exchange ...
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Takapoto — Trophy Winner

February 21, 2019
In 2017 and 2018 Karapiro winemaker Andy Anderson won the New Zealand Wine Producer of the Year at London’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition. He was also awarded the World’s Best Pinot Noir Trophy for his 2012 Takapoto Bannockburn Single Vineyard Pin...
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Mercury Bay Estate Vineyard

November 7, 2018
Mercury Bay Estate Vineyard, Winery & Cellar Door on eastern Coromandel Peninsula is a showcase for local and Hawke’s Bay grapes. Simon & Veronica Ward purchased a piece of an original vineyard choosing a Pinot Noir block purely as an ideal location to live.   Ho...
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Charles Smith’s first job of note was as a rock band manager and it was on the road that he realised that entertaining music industry heavies was easy when you served good wine.  In 1999 he moved to Washington State to fulfil his burgeoning passion for wine and here ...
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December 20, 2017
Two new additions to the Selaks Taste Collection range — luscious Pinot Gris and Berries & Cream Rosé — are just ripe for summer. The wines have been carefully crafted and will complement many a seasonal dish. Once again, the label designs are standouts....
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Jan writes:My husband and I are lucky enough to live on prime pinot noir land. We're surrounded by vineyards and are particularly proud to have the award-winning Söderberg Wines' pinot noir vineyard next door. We enjoy this wine with a variety of dishes including: goat's ch...
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Ara is a special piece of land in the Wairau Valley located just outside the Marlborough township of Renwick....
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