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October 2017: Introducing our Sticky Riesling!

Just in time for summer and the perfect little Christmas treat; we are introducing our first Sticky Riesling! This is a limited edition, hand-bottled, run of Waipara Sticky Riesling. Available exclusively from The Winemaker's Wife. Order yours today. Just $25 per bottle. This is a slim little bottle of deliciousness! Mmmmm!


June 2017: Our Rosé wins SILVER!

We are so thrilled that our 2016 Waipara Rosé has been awarded a Silver medal at the Canterbury Wine Awards. The wines were judged by Simon Nash MW, Terry Copeland and Jonny Schwass.The Canterbury Wine Awards is now into its sixth year and is a great showcase for the growing Canterbury wine industry. We would like to thank the sponsors; Hill Laboratories, Fruit Fed Supplies, NZ Wine Magazine and Metropol Magazine for their continued support of this important event. For the full awards results click here.


March 2017: Our Wine is being seen!

Thanks to Metropol magazine and our distributor Hancocks, we are seeing our wine in more places than ever! If you have spotted The Winemaker's Wife wines at your favourite bar, bottle store or supermarket, then feel free to let us know on Instagram or Facebook!

December 2016: Our Pinot Noir is nearly ready!

We appreciate that the lovers of red wine have been patiently waiting for us to release our Pinot Noir. We are pleased to report that it is in the barrel and coming along nicely. We cannot wait to bottle it in early 2017 and get it out to you. So please hold on a little longer!

October 2016: Rosé and Hancocks - NZ Wine,Spirit & Beer Merchants.

WOW! This month we have been very busy! First, we are pleased to announce that our Rosé 2016 has been bottled and is now available!
For those of you lucky enough to be attending the Culverden Christmas Country Fete you will be able to sample the Rose first! See you there!

Our other BIG NEWS is that we have been signed by NZ Wine, Spirit & Beer Merchants Hancocks. So if your bar, restaurant or off-license would like to stock our wine, please contact our Hancocks account manager Clark White. He would love to assist you. Cheers!

September 2016: Our 2016 Vintage Rosé will be bottled.

YES! Our delicious, pink hued Waipara Rosé is going into the bottles this month and we cannot wait to introduce our latest product to you.
Remember we will be selling all our wines at the Christmas Country Fete, so make it a date and visit The Winemaker's Wife site.


August 2016: Join us at The Culverden Christmas Country Fete

The Winemaker's Wife and her husband will be at the Fete to launch the 2016 Rosé on Thursday the 27th of October. Come along and enjoy a glass of our delicious wine while you shop, eat and catch up on the latest in fine crafts, gift-ware, food and entertainment. Get you friends together and book your tickets!

July 2016: Drink with the Divas at The Isaac Theatre Royal. 
The NZO season of La Traviata begins on Thursday July 14th and runs until Saturday July 23rd. Get your tickets now and then enjoy a glass of two of The Winemaker's Wife wines in the gorgeous surrounds of the stunning Isaac Theatre Royal Christchurch.


July 2016: SHOP with Wine Friend NZ.

Like wine? Not sure what you like? Not a problem. Just sign up with the fantastic Wine Friend and let the decisions be made for you. Take the easy and fun taste quiz and then get started. If you are lucky you will match with The Winemaker's Wife wines!


May 2016: We win GOLD at the 2016 Canterbury Wine Awards!

Yes! The Winemaker's Wife wines have won GOLD medals at the 2016 Canterbury Wine Awards. We have also won the FruitFed Supplies Food Match Trophy for the Chicken Class with our Pinot Gris. This is a tremendous result for our first ever entry into a wine awards show. We are so thrilled. We would like to thank the vineyard team at The Mound Vineyard in Waipara and the team at the French Peak vineyard on Banks Peninsula.

The DAVID JACKSON AWARD DINNER at Mrs.Hucks in Show Place Addington was an exquisite seven course degustation menu created by award winning chef and wine judge Jonny Schwass.

If you missed out this year, join us in 2017 for the next celebration of Canterbury wines. Contact Gill Walsh for more information.


March 2016: COMING SOON... Waipara Rose & Pinot Noir!

Yes! We are very excited to confirm that The Winemaker's Wife will soon include a Waipara Rose & Pinot Noir in the line up. The 2016 harvest has started and the fruit will soon be in the winery where the winemaker will be working diligently to transform it into delicious wine. We can't wait to introduce these new varieties to you and your wine-loving friends! 


February 2016: STRANGE & Co have our Riesling!

Saunter down the lane at 89 Lichfield Street, Christchurch and be seen with The Winemaker's Wife at Strange & Co. It's the perfect place to start your evening. Rick and his team of amazing bar tenders will treat you to some fun conversation as you enjoy your glass of Riesling. Why not go back for a second? See you at Strange & Co!


February 2016: The Winemaker's Wife wines now selling in Auckland.

Yes! Thanks to Liquorland Northcross (Browns Bay) our North Island wine lovers can now get their hands of a bottle or 6 of The Winemaker's Wife wines. Just give Bennett, Tina and the team a call on (09) 479 5216 and they will help you out. 


February 2016: LOVE The Tea House Lincoln? We do!

Celebrate your next special occasion at The Tea House in Lincoln with a bottle of The Winemaker's Wife wine and a scrumptious selection of food that The Tea House is famous for. The Winemaker's Wife is available at The Tea House from March 4th 2016.


January 2016: The Winemaker's Wife is on The Blackboard at Misceo!

WOW! The Winemaker's Wife is now on The Blackboard at Misceo.
Head in to Misceo and enjoy our fantastic wine at excellent promotional prices.
Be sure to try out our favourite snack too; Misceo's legendary flatbread! Cheers!


November 2015: Enjoy a glass or two of our Wine at Mama Hooch!

We are so pleased to announce that The Winemaker's Wife Pinot Gris and Riesling is available now at Mama Hooch Bar, Eatery & Lounge, Christchurch. Be sure to visit Mama Hooch and chill out with a glass or two of our wine. Cheers!

November 2015: Get your hands on The Winemaker's Wife at Frank's Wine Beer Spirits NOW!

We are proud to announce that The Winemaker's Wife Pinot Gris and Riesling is available for purchase as Frank's at 251 Clyde Road, Ilam. So head in and see Kym or Frank and get some of our wine. Enjoy! xxx


October 2015: Drink our wine at JAGZ of Sovereign Palms, Kaiapoi from the 1st November 2015.

We are pleased to confirm that The Winemaker's Wife Pinot Gris and Riesling are now available at Jagz of Sovereign Palms, Kaiapoi. Enjoy a lunch date or dinner out with The Winemaker's Wife and your friends!


August 2015: Wine Lovers Take Note! We are bottling in October 2015.

We are proud to confirm that the very first run of The Winemaker's Wife wines will be bottled on the 5th/6th of October this year.

If you are a wine lover then you will be excited to know that you will soon be able to purchase your very own bottles of The Winemaker's Wife Riesling and Pinot Gris.
If you would like to know more then email The Winemaker's Wife for more details. She looks forward to hearing from you. (R18 Only) Cheers!

NEW! The Winemaker's Wife Sticky Riesling!



WINNER! Our Rosé receives SILVER!


FUN! at the Canterbury A&P Show!



25th Anniversary Christmas Country Fete Thursday Oct 27th 2016 | Culverden
See you there!



La Traviata @ The Isaac Theatre Royal

The Winemaker's Wife wines win GOLD!