Born of the Black Stuff

Born of the Black Stuff

Coal Pit Vineyard takes it’s name from the nearby Coal Pit Saddle. In pioneer and gold mining days gone by, coal was bagged at the pit, loaded onto drays and brought down Coal Pit Road into Gibbston Valley.

The Little Winery That Could

The Little Winery That Could

Believe it or not, New Zealand is home to one of the world’s greatest Chardonnay producers. Not from Hawke’s Bay, not even from Marlborough; the home of this titan is Kumeu.