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Varietals Produced in North Island View all

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

Subregions of North Island

Popular Wineries in North Island View all

  • Marsden Estate Ltd

    Lying in the sun amidst the citrus- covered slopes of Northland is Marsden Estate, Kerikeri's awa...

  • Mamaku Blue Winery

    Mamaku Blue is the Largest Blueberry Winery in New Zealand. Founded with the planting of the blue...

  • Karikari Estate

    Managing the vineyards of Karikari is very much a work in progress. While winegrowing is an ancie...

  • Cottle Hill Winery

    Cottle Hill Winery is a small family-owned winery founded in 1996 by Michael and Barbara Webb who...

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  • Well, he's also making wine in Brooklyn, which is where I am now. So if the plan is to buy grapes somewhere in California, ship them down, and turn them into wine, it's a shorter distance than sending them to the east coast! And there is indeed a tradition of doing that - it's what was done during Prohibition and I still know some Italians in Be... Read More

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  • Who needs CA? Just too hard to source over here, and waaaay too pricey.  ;-(    Yeah, I know, sounds like sour grapes ...  The kinds of offerings below, though, are every bit as interesting, and at very reasonable prices when I can chase the bottles down. Just using these as illustrative examples, for there are plenty more. Notes from Jancis Rob... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • PS: Apologies to Wine NZ for leaving Gisborne out and not mentioning the Northland wineries.PPS: If you are doing the two islands in a motor home (RV for our North American friends) like we did:Rule 1: check the gas hot water system and heating is working, even if it is alleged "spring time" in the South Island as night time temperatures are sti... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • DMcKer,I am rather partial to the Pinot Noir from Central Otago(From fair to ... Gris et Noir. Ferry to the North Island and go to Auckland and fly home.There you are, only said SB onc Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Martha Clara Vineyards Merlot North Fork 2009

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    Wine review by lamontagnea


  • Baiting Hollow Angel

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    A firm, stemmy wine with notes of clove, apple, and pear. Overall the acidity overpowers the fruit. Still, a good wine to drink with a hearty fish dinner. Read More

    Wine review by lamontagnea


  • I'm jealous. My Birthday is coming up in a couple weeks and when asked what I wanted to do I jokingly said "Let's go to Maui" It raised her eyebrows! We love the island. Good for you!One thing about Hawaii, everything is worth it. The drive to the winery is long but the scenery and views are worth it. You're on vacation. Be a tourist!It will be ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Maui Winery


  • Bedell Malbec 2011

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    Love the smooth fruit forward Malbec! Read More

    Wine review by Teekay9


  • Channing Daughters Sauvignon Blanc North Fork Mudd Vineyard 2010

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    Wine review by rsk334


  • These are are faves: http://www.paumanok.com/Great merlot plus a deck with picnic tables overlooking the vineyards. http://www.mccallwines.com/Perfume-heavy pinot noir, friendly staff  Read More

    Forum post in the topic North Fork Long Island...


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