New Zealand

New Zealand is best known for its fresh and vibrant Sauvignon Blanc, which accounts for 72% of wine production and 86% of exports. The UK is New Zealand's second largest export market after Australia.

It experiences a maritime climate overall, with Antarctic south-easterlies, long hours of sunshine and free-draining soils. Ancient, free-draining riverbeds are the basis of most New Zealand vineyards, their flat nature facilitating mechanisation.

The country's viticultural heritage dates back to 1840.

Featured Growers


Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Cloudy Bay
New Zealand

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

This wine is impressively fresh and intense, with an understated brilliance that sets it apart from more exuberant Sauvignons. Despite ever increasing competition, Cloudy Bay remains one of Marlborough's defining wines.

ABV 13.5%

Misty Cove Sauvignon Blanc

Misty Cove
Marlborough, New Zealand

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

The colour is a delightful light lime and the bouquet is full of lively gooseberry, fresh herbs and melon aromas with tropical passion fruit and citrus fruit character on the palate. This wine has great acidity and length, finishing refreshingly limey and elegant.

Torea 'Oystercatcher' Pinot Gris

Torea Wines
Marlborough, New Zealand

Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio 100%

Clear and bright with delicate aromas in an off dry style with ripe and juicy white peach characters and a hint of cinnamon. A gentle aroma of candied peel, wet stones and thyme. Delicate fragrant wine with stone fruit characters. Fleshy palate with a delicious touch of sweetness from the wonderfully ripe fruit.

Food match with - Mild cheese, mussels, Asian dishes, sashimi, ham, pork, and spicy chicken dishes.

Torea 'Oystercatcher' Sauvignon Blanc

Torea Wines
Marlborough, New Zealand

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Mouth-watering aromatics of freshly crushed herbs, lime and elderflower are followed by an explosion of pure Sauvignon Blanc flavours. Full flavoured, vibrant and unforgettable. Clear and bright with lifted aromas of elderflower, lime and crushed herbs and a hint of ripe, tropical fruit. Ripe fruit on the palate, balanced with fresh acidity while the lingering finish delivers a hint of minerality. A good accompaniment with Oysters, mussels, crayfish, grilled or poached salmon, seafood salad, Irish Stew, ham, cherve, goats cheese and other strongly flavoured cheeses, asparagus and quiche.

ABV 13.5%

Torea 'Oystercatcher' Pinot Noir

Torea Wines
Marlborough, New Zealand

Pinot Noir 100%

Fragrant red cherry and red plum fruit on display here, with alluring game and spice notes floating into view. Macerated strawberries and raspberries provide some lovely high tones, stony acidity gives drive and the tannins are ripe and sandy, sitting perfectly in the scheme of the wine.


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