At Wrights Vineyard we work from the grassroots to produce hand crafted boutique wines in an ethical and environmentally friendly way. Our grapes and wines are certified organic and grown using biodynamic techniques. In the winery additives are kept to a minimum, to show case the vintage, wines and terroir of the vineyard.
Our Cellar Door is now open Saturday and Sunday, from 11am - 4pm, outside these hours open by appointment - Ph Office (06) 8625335, Cellar Door (06) 862 8746. we are situated at 1093 Wharerata Road, Manutuke, Dec - Mar our Cellar Door is open 7 days. We offer a range of delicious platters, panini's and fresh baking. We also have coffee, non alcoholic drinks and beer. We often have vertical wine tastings on offer and a new wine tasting food match.
At Wrights we have two wine styles The Natural Wine Co - fresh, pure and taste explosions representing new world wines. Some of the types of wines made under this range is Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
The Wrights range are old world styles, sourcing grapes from some of the oldest vines in Gisborne, New Zealand from Gewurtzraminer, Syrah and Chardonnay. Geoff Wright owner, winegrower is NZ's 3rd generation winemaker, from Croatian descent. With winemaking starting in the 1920's, Kumeu, Auckland, Martin Lovich (Brother in law to Great Grandfather) and then Geoff's Great Grandfather in 1931, obtaining one of Auckland's original winemakers licence.
At our vineyards we practice biodynamics, here is a quick look into one of the preparations we make for our organic vineyards. Geoff is demonstrating