Wines Made Without Recipes
In a world where much of what we consume is made to a recipe - predictable and more often than not unmemorable, we want our wines to excite, delight and inspire you. We want every sip to capture both your heart and your mind. This is why we live by our mantra:
'made without recipes.'
We want our wines to speak of the place and time they are from, to be ephemeral in that each wine is never to be repeated, but enduring because they evoke something inside of us.
Our wines are not for everyone, but we would rather make wines that some people will love, rather than wines that everyone will just like.
Ultimately, we put all our effort into making wines that challenge you cerebrally, approaching each wine unencumbered by a regime or badge and not beholden to tradition. We approach our winemaking like a blank canvas. These are truly wines from a place, from a time and from people. They are wines unadorned, made with adoration and sincerity.
Matt & Sophie
Exceptional Single Vineyards
We seek out exceptional single vineyard sites throughout Marlborough, Hawke's Bay and Central Otago in New Zealand, grown by long-term grower partners that are dedicated to their land.