Wild Rock Wine Company

+ 64 (0)6 873 7126
New Zealand

Wild Rock Wine Company is a producer of regionally diverse wines. Company vineyards, a combination of owned, leased and contracted are situated in; Hawke's Bay, Martinborough, Marlborough, Central Otago. Wild Rock Wine Company Vineyards winemaking operations occur at two purpose built facilities in the Hawke's Bay, and to a small extent in contract facilities in the south Island. The winemaking facilities are have been design for diverse small batch wine making and larger batch contract processing and wine finishing. Cellar operation and techniques (including cleaning product use, waste disposal, wash down standards) are controlled by wine maker specification, and increasing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) geared to accreditation to HACCP Water take at both sites is from consented bores; Waste water disposal is via effective, consented effluent and wine waste treatment systems. Grape processing by-products are retained for composting and, ultimately, return to the vineyard. A sustainable, environmentally Read more »

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  • Sauvignon

  • Merlot

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

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  • I am loving how we are getting to know some of our favorite wine writers in this series of profiles. So far we’ve “met” Ben Carter and Clifford Brown and it’s really been very interesting learning more about these folks. We “know” them from their wine recommendations, social media posts and from their participation in our online events but we re... Read More

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  • So we have some interest in having a West Coast meet-up (or you can call it a throw-down) for Pinot.  Here's my opening proposal:  We'll do it very close to the Oakland Airport, to save those who are traveling in from out of town (like Emark and JonDerry) from having extra travel if they want to fly.  This would give LuchaVino a chance to attend... Read More

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  • Wild Rock Cupids Arrow Pinot Noir 2009

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    Great wine for the price. Lite tannins, raspberry flavors and smooth. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • I ran up to Napa for a few days to get away and taste some wines from places I'd never been (most of them).  I went during BottleRock Napa, but alas, didn't partake in an y of those festivities.  Some great finds, so I have listed/linked any of the wines I rated over 90 points, should anyone have interest, or their own thoughts on the wines. Wit... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Napa Highlights May 2013


  • Gravel Pit Red Merlot Malbec. Wild Rock 2009

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    No written review

    Wine review by flymo


  • Wild Rock "Elevation" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2008

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    Great glass of wine. Light and crisp Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Wild Rock Cupids Arrow Pinot Noir 2009

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    Awesome nose, good acidity, just lacking a wee bit of depth. Good value play though Read More

    Wine review by ergodos


  • Wild Rock Pinot Noir 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by Katherine Nunnally


  • Wild Rock Rose 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by mikepmunroe


  • Wild Rock Cupids Arrow Pinot Noir 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by weinster


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