New Zealand

The New Zealand wine industry is one of the younger wine regions in the world, whose popularity grew immensely when Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc hit the world wine scene, quite unique in style when compared to the typical French Sancerre.

Wine is successfully cultivated on both the North and South islands from a latitude of 36 degrees in the North to 45 degrees for the most southerly wine region in the world, the south Island's Central Otago. The majority of regions are located in free-draining alluvial valleys except for Waiheke Island and Kawarau Gorge in Central Otago and benefit from the moderating effect of the maritime climate as no vineyard is more than 80 miles from the ocean. With plentiful sunshine hours and cool evening sea breezes, the grapes thrive.

Sauvignon Blanc is the major white variety people will think of when you mention New Zealand Whites, however fantastic Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and less commonly Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Pinot Blanc. Pinot Noir is the most widely planted red variety in New Zealand although Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot (Bordeaux Blends), Syrah are also grown and in even smaller amounts, Tempranillo and Montepulcianos can too be found. Sparkling wines of very high standards are also made in New Zealand.

The key wine regions in New Zealand include Auckland, Canterbury, Central Otago, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Marlborough and Nelson.
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  1. ASH RIDGE 'ESTATE' ROSE 2017
    Hawkes Bay Bayleys A&P Winery of the Year 2012 & 2014! Enjoy right now on hot summer days! Full of strawberries and cream, with hints of redcurrants. Layered and textured, with a dry finish. Delicious! ... Learn More
  2. HILLS AND RIVERS ROSE 2018
    An extremely moreish Rose, dubbed as "Princess Petrol". Created by a top boutique vineyard, for those looking for a fresh, vibrant wine. Juicy, well balanced raspberry & candy flavours. ... Learn More
  3. TEMPEST COVE ZESTY SAVVY 2019
    Exclusively produced for United Cellars by Luke Miller, carefully selected from a single vineyard site in the Awatere Valley. Bright aromatics of tropical fruits, lemon grass & chalky minerality. A full mouthfeel, with zesty acidity carrying tropical & citrus flavours to a ... Learn More
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  4. TEMPEST COVE ROSE 2019
    Exclusively produced for United Cellars by Miles Dineen. A vibrant, cool climate Rose, packed with fresh fruit flavours. Aromas of strawberry and melon on the nose. The palate is lively with raspberry and stone fruit flavours, subtle creaminess and a ... Learn More
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  5. HILLS AND RIVERS SYRAH 2018
    Made by the critically acclaimed winemaker Lauren Swift in the Bridge Pa Triangle. Carefully selected Hawkes Bay Syrah show off great fruit acid & a sprinkling of iconic pepper spice. Medium- full bodied, with a heavy, silken mouth feel, loaded with ... Learn More
  6. HILLS AND RIVERS MERLOT MALBEC SYRAH 2017
    Made by the critically acclaimed winemaker Lauren Swift in the Bridge Pa Triangle. Carefully selected Merlot, Malbec & Syrah fruit creates a combination of succulent fruit intensity, elegant complexity and polished tannins. Flavours of black plum, dark berries, spiced fruit cake ... Learn More
  7. LONGBUSH WINES 'BIRD SERIES' MERLOT 2019
    Humble but quietly powerful- like the native Kiwi. A very pretty bouquet of raspberry, boysenberry & cinnamon spice. Light, but juicy red & dark fruit flavours with hints of forrest floor & clove offers an easy drinking Merlot with subtle complexity. Proudly supporting ... Learn More
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  8. PRETTY PADDOCK SAUVIGNON BLANC 2019
    Gold NZ Wine of the Year Awards 2019. Gold NZ International Wine Show 2019. Produced from vineyards in the Lower Wairau plains, which have belonged to the Holdaway family since 1864. This wine has layers of appealing flavours, with lifted citrus aromas of ... Learn More
  9. LONGBUSH WINES 'BIRD SERIES' CHARDONNAY 2018
    Full bodied, round and powerful- like the native Kereru. Classic Chardonnay aromas of peaches & cream, with whispers of nutty lees. A creamy, balanced palate with plenty of mouth-watering acidity, ripe fruit & flint minerality. Proudly supporting the Longbush Waikereru Eco-Sanctury. ... Learn More
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  10. LONGBUSH WINES 'BIRD SERIES' VIOGNIER 2016
    Loud, proud & harmonious - like the native Tui. A deep, creamy nose showing hints of honey, apple & anise. Luxurious & complex on the palate, with brown pear, fennel spice, lemon & burnt toffee flavours. Proudly supporting the Longbush Waikereru Eco-Sanctury. ... Learn More
  11. LONGBUSH WINES 'BIRD SERIES' GEWURTZTRAMINER 2018
    Lithe, pretty & singing sweetly - like the native Korimako. Bold aromatics of floral nectar, lychee & mango but with a restrained, Alsacian styled palate. Beautifully balanced with a tropical spice finish. Proudly supporting the Longbush Waikereru Eco-Sanctury. ... Learn More
  12. LONGBUSH WINES 'BIRD SERIES' ROSE 2019
    A beautiful blush of rose- like the native Kaka. A luscious aroma of honeysuckle & red berries, with a long, velveteen mouthfeel. Soft strawberry & cream flavours straddle a fine acid line, with a very polished finish. Proudly supporting the Longbush Waikereru ... Learn More
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  13. TEMPEST COVE 'BUTTERY CHARDY' 2018
    Exclusively produced for United Cellars by Miles Dineen, a Chardonnay legend. Sourced from the renowned Bridge Pa & Crownthorpe sub regions of Hawkes Bay. Gorgeous old vine Chardonnay with hazelnut & butterscotch flavours. ... Learn More
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  14. ME BY MATAHIWI ESTATE ROSE 2018
    This is a vibrant cool climate Rose, which is both lush & crisp. From the multi-award winning, family owned & sustainable vineyards of Matahiwi. The palate is lively & fruit-forward, with raspberry, dried cranberry and stone fruit flavours, subtle creaminess and a long ... Learn More
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  15. FIFTH BRIDGE PINOT GRIS 2018
    A single vineyard, off-dry to medium style Gris from Otago's legendary wine producers, Matt & James Dicey. Beautifully fresh aromatics with bright apple, white peach and citrus blossom notes, along with exotic florals. Mouth-watering stone fruit flavours mingle with green pear, ... Learn More
  16. HILLS AND RIVERS CHARDONNAY 2018
    Made by the critically acclaimed winemaker Lauren Swift of Ash Ridge in the Bridge Pa Triangle. A luscious & rich Chardonnay, with a soft salted caramel aroma. Fantastic value for money, packed creamy butterscotch flavours. ... Learn More
  17. NATIVE BIRD CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR ROSE 2016
    From NZ's internationally acclaimed Pinot capital. Made by a secret wine maker especially for United Cellars with fresh, clean aromatics of cherry blossom, raspberry and strawberries dipped in icing sugar. Juicy red fruits burst on the palate with hints of ... Learn More
  18. TEMPEST COVE BORDEAUX BLEND 2016
    A delicate red cherry, cranberry & dried herb aroma with a youthful, juicy plum & red fruit flavour. An extremely approachable Bordeaux blend with delicate tannins, fine texture & a light dash of toasty oak. Made for United Cellars by the acclaimed Michael ... Learn More
  19. UC SELECTIONS PINOT NOIR BY REBECCA SALMOND 2016
    Made exclusively for United Cellars by New Zealand winemaking superstar Rebecca Salmond. High quality, single vineyard, artisanal wines from certified organic sites & made with minimal intervention. Perfumed with bright raspberry, blackberry & cherry fruit that leads to a full, fragrant palate. ... Learn More
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  20. UC SELECTIONS SAUVIGNON BLANC BY MATT THOMSON 2019
    Made exclusively for United Cellars by New Zealand winemaking superstars Matt & Sophie Thomson. A hand picked, single-vineyard wine with ripe tropical-fruit flavours, showing excellent delicacy and depth. The nose is elegant with finely concentrated, deeply penetrating aromas of pungent passionfruit ... Learn More
  21. ASH RIDGE ESTATE PINOT GRIS 2019
    Inspired by the complex & textural wines of Alsace, full of crunchy pear & peach flavours, with hints of creamy oak notes. Perfumed with aromatics of poached nashi pear and orange blossom. Luscious & soft-textured, an Ash Ridge classic, carefully selected fruit parcels ... Learn More
  22. TEMPEST COVE PINOT NOIR 2018
    Exclusively produced for United Cellars from vineyards in the northern Wairarapa. Ripe cherry and plum fruit characters are complemented on the nose by spicy, toasty oak. The flavour is all about fruit freshness, with a mouth-filling, supple finish. ... Learn More
  23. TEMPEST COVE PINOT GRIS 2019
    Exclusively produced for United Cellars by Miles Dineen. Delicious aromatics of summer fruits, stone fruits and citrus blossom. Off-dry and creamy to taste, with flavours of pear and lychee, tied together with a citrus zest acidity. ... Learn More
  24. TE MANIA PINOT NOIR ROSE 2018
    Soft, subtle, fruity and elegant wine made from Pinot Noir grapes with attractive, vibrant raspberry and red berry fruit aromas. Deliciously creamy with fresh strawberry, peach and red berryfruit flavours, a seamless palate and a clean, crisp dry finish. A ... Learn More
  25. FIFTH BRIDGE RIESLING 2017
    A single vineyard Riesling with a bright natural acidity from Otago's legendary wine producers, Matt & James Dicey. Medium-dry, with a concentrated green apple and pear flavours, crisp acidity and a persistent apricot and honey finish. Beautifully balanced with 25g R/ ... Learn More
  26. ASH RIDGE 'ESTATE' SYRAH 2017
    A stunning value for money Syrah from the Hawkes Bay, showcasing the classic Ash Ridge touch of fresh fruit & soft tannins. An elegant & easy drinking wine, hand harvested & gently destemmed with a high proportion of whole berries. Beautiful floral nuances ... Learn More
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  27. ATAAHUA GEWURZTRAMINER 2016
    Hand harvested from the Church Road vineyard in Waipara, bursting with the distinctive aromas of lychees, rose petal and subtle spices. These flavours flow through into the palate in a wonderful blend with an off-dry finish. Balanced and well made, ... Learn More
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  28. ATAAHUA RIESLING 2018
    Deliciously crisp & highly refreshing Riesling, made with Ataahua's focus on minimal handling & utmost care. Carefully hand picked from Waipara and made in a medium to off-dry style. An immensely fragrant bouquet of Navel orange, pink grapefruit and cherry blossom, with ... Learn More
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  29. ASH RIDGE 'ESTATE' PINOT GRIS 2017
    An Ash Ridge classic with beautiful Pinot Gris characteristics, from carefully selected fruit parcels from 3 vineyards, aged for 4 months on lees. Perfumed with aromatics of pear and orange blossom, with hints of nutmeg and honey. Luscious & soft-textured, with a creamy, ... Learn More
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  30. QUARTZ REEF METHODE TRADITIONNELLE BRUT NV (375 ml)
    A sparkling wine exuding elegance and finesse. Flirtatious and moreish with notes of green apple and hints of lime and brioche enhanced by an invigorating cool, creamy acidity. Focused, cool and crisp with beautiful balance and length. ... Learn More
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  31. UC SELECTIONS SAUVIGNON BLANC BY REBECCA SALMOND 2018
    Made exclusively for United Cellars by New Zealand winemaking superstar Rebecca Salmond. High quality, single vineyard, artisanal wines from certified organic sites & made with minimal intervention. Mouth-watering & intensely flavoured, with notes of passion-fruit, feijoa, lime & capsicum. A pure, terroir driven ... Learn More
  32. MATAHIWI BLANC DE BLANC NV
    Pure, natural fruit flavours, carefully accentuating delicate citrus & brioche notes, left for an extended time on lees to enhance creaminess and yeasty aromatics. Distinctively Blanc de Blanc from this exciting premium range, from the multi-award winning, family owned & sustainable vineyards ... Learn More
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  33. BEHEMOTH "SOMETHING HOPPY" IPA 6 PACK
    Something Hoppy is an India Pale Ale made with Citra, Azacca, and El Dorado hops that meld over a lovely malt cushion. Sometimes all you need is something hoppy and this is the beer for those times. To be fair, ... Learn More
  34. BEHEMOTH "HOPPED UP ON PILS" NZ PILSNER 6 PACK
    The New Zealand Pilsner is a beautiful thing. It takes the crispness and refreshing qualities of a pilsner and adds the flavours and aromas of NZ hops into the mix; creating big aromatics like an IPA. This beer is one ... Learn More
  35. CLOS HENRI "PETIT CLOS" SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018
    Certified organic and meticulously run by the famous Sancerre wine growing family of Henri Bourgeois. The fruit was carefully selected from 3 different terroirs on the property and aged for 3 months on lees. Immediately refreshing and smooth, with flavours of apricot, ... Learn More
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  36. CONEY 'RAGTIME' RIESLING 2016
    Grown on the infamous Dry River Rd by the enigmatic & poetic Tim Coney. This is a gentle, softly honeyed, off-dry Riesling with delicate exotic flavours. Subtle aromatics of lime & florals, hints of botrytis and nuances of honey. ... Learn More
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  37. FIFTH BRIDGE LATE HARVEST RIESLING 2017 (375ml)
    A single vineyard, late harvest Riesling from Otago's legendary wine producers, Matt & James Dicey. Defined by apricots, hints of lime and honeysuckle flavours, with a clean caramel and madarin finish. A lusciously ripe,sweet style with 116g R/S. ... Learn More
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  38. CONEY 'RITZ' RIESLING 2017
    Hand harvest with keen attention to detail, this Riesling is made from the infamous Dry River Road. 31g R/S disguises the low alcohol percentage and a slight effervescence sets it apart from other wines. Sassy aromatics of lime, citrus ... Learn More
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  39. CONEY 'RALLENTANDO' RIESLING 2018
    Hand harvest with keen attention to detail, this Riesling is made from the infamous Dry River Rd. 6g R/S balances a zesty citrus acidity, often compared to Eden or Clair Valley in Australia. Drinking beautifully now, but will continue ... Learn More
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  40. WHITEHAVEN NOBLE RIESLING 2014 (375 ML)
    A delicious, decadent dessert wine with incredible cellaring potential. Opulent & concentrated layers of honey, beeswax & stonefruit flavours with a firm citrus acidity. Gold Medal Winner at the Royal Easter Show 2017 & NZ IWS 2016. ... Learn More
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