Top Wineries

Top Wineries of New Zealand 2022: 49 to 52

Valli: Intense, stylish pinot noir from three Central Otago sub-regions and Waitaki. Man O’ War Vineyards: Concentrated, textural wines, often with a character all of their own. Rapaura Springs: Rapaura Springs celebrates Marlborough’s sub-regions with grape varieties that play to the region’s strengths. Astrolabe Wines: Serious Marlborough sauvignon blanc in sub-regional styles.

Top Wineries of New Zealand 2022: 45 to 48

Akarua: Trophy-winning, fruit-forward pinot noir that wows wine judges year after year. Misha’s Vineyard: This quality-focused Bendigo producer plays to the region’s strengths with a strong focus on pinot noir. Giesen Wine Estate: Giesen is one of the country’s most successful producers of Marlborough sauvignon blanc. Forager Wine: Forager wine is the love-project of rock-star winemaker, Dom Maxwell.

Top Wineries of New Zealand 2022: 41 to 44

Amisfield: One of Central Otago’s consistently top pinot noir makers. Cloudy Bay: Cloudy Bay achieved enviable international success with sauvignon blanc but achieves a high standard across its range. Mondillo Vineyards: Intense, ripe pinot noir from the Bendigo region. Greywacke: ‘Wild’ sauvignon blanc for sauvignon drinkers who dare to walk on the wild side.