603 Rapaura Road
New Zealand 7273
Vineyards: 110 hectares
Production: 80, 000 cases
Hours of Operation: Cellar Door open 7 days from 9.30am - 4.30pm
Hunter’s Wines is a recognised pioneer of the Marlborough wine industry and one of New Zealand’s best known family owned wineries. Established in 1979 by Irishman the late Ernie Hunter, the company is now headed by Jane Hunter who has been instrumental in establishing the Marlborough region as one of the New Zealand’s major grape growing regions.
Some 30 years on, Jane has become internationally recognised in her own right and is the recipient of many awards and acknowledgements’, including the prestigious Woman in Wine Award (UK), an O.B.E. and in the 2009 New Years honours Jane received a CNZM (Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit) for services to viticulture.
Gary Duke, Chief Winemaker at Hunter’s since 1991, has continued the tradition of producing exceptional wines that have come to epitomise the ‘classic’ Marlborough flavour palate. His wines are consistently awarded trophies and medals around the world, recognition of his commitment to Hunter’s philosophy of ‘Quality not Quantity’.
Hunter’s offer a unique tourism experience hosting the oldest original winery café in Marlborough – Hunter’s Garden Café, an artist in residence – Clarry Neame and an award winning Marlborough Native garden.
Winemaker: Gary Duke
Winemaker's Choice: Hunter's Marlborough Pinot Noir
Distribution: 85% is exported out of NZ to various countries such as UK, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Australia, United States, Denmark, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brazil, Malta, Dubai, Vietnam & India.
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