country:
New Zealand
region:
Gisborne, North Island
viticulture:
biodynamic

The Millton Vineyard

The Millton Vineyard specialises in making fine wine from estate grown grapes sourced from single vineyards. For over 25 years these grapes have been grown in the traditional manner using bio-dynamic techniques. This involves growing the grapes without the use of herbicides, insecticides, systemic fungicides or soluble fertilisers. It also incorporates the use of special herbal preparations and teas as well as a deep understanding of the complex cosmic rhythms which affect these daily activities. These wines carry the certified organic trademark “Bio-Gro” and grower ID number on the back label. These exacting standards are audited to international level and meet the stringent requirements needed to participate in these specialised markets.

All wines are Produced and Bottled on the Property.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

"Our philosophy is to produce a selection of specialised table wines. These wines should give an expression of the natural flavours found in the grapes harvested from our vineyards in the Gisborne region. I wish as well, to enhance the life quality of the land we are responsible for and in doing so leave it in an improved condition for future generations. Far from being a convenient way to market our wine, it is the protection of our own health, wealth and happiness; the environment in which we, and our co-workers practice motivates us to pursue this direction. Wine, after all, is a natural art form to be enjoyed in moderation by all people".

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