Man O' War Vineyards
When Captain Cook first saw Waiheke Island, off the North Island of New Zealand, he saw the towering Kauri trees and exclaimed that they'd make perfect masts for the Royal Navy's battleships - hence, Man O'War Vineyards. The gorgeous landscape is home to some truly gorgeous wine. After planting their first vines in 1993, Man O' War has established a reputation for elegance, balance and texture. Their 150 acre estate is planted in approximately 90 different lots, each with a variety of fruit planted deliberately to suit the distinct soil, microclimate, and orientation of that lot. Their reds are generally planted on the steep, sheltered hillsides that offer heat and drainage, while their whites are situated higher up on the hilltops for concentration and minerality.
- The Man O’ War story begins with a special piece of land rich in history. Located at the eastern end of Waiheke Island, Man O’ War is a stunning array of coastal hillsides with high cliffs and pristine beaches forming ... Learn More