Framingham Wines Limited derives its name from the village of Framingham, located in Southern Norfolk in the UK. This small village was the ancestral home of the Company’s founder, Rex Brooke-Taylor.
The first wine made under the Framingham label, a Riesling, was released in 1994. The vineyards that produce Framingham wine however, date back to the early 1980’s where Rex Brooke-Taylor first started planting the relatively young, stony, free draining river bed soils of the Estate just outside Renwick. The original vines are believed to be the first to be planted in Marlborough on phylloxera resistant rootstock.
Today the Estate produces a range of varietals including; Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir and Viognier.
Framingham’s initial releases were produced using the facilities of other wineries. In 1997, a winery and cellar door outlet was erected on the vineyard site. Wines from Vintage 1998 were the first to be produced in this facility. The addition Read more »