We source grapes from several sites around the Nelson region encompassing the Waimea Plains with it’s rich alluvial soils to the Moutere Hills and their intense clay loams. Nelson’s cool maritime climate allows us to produce distinctive wines from the various sub-regions.
The home-block vineyard, located near the iconic Upper Moutere Village was first planted in 1973 and contains a number of varieties including Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Montepulciano and the oldest commercial Riesling vines in the South Island. Kahurangi Estate was established in 1998 and continues to be a leading brand in the quality focussed Nelson wine scene.
Kahurangi Estate Distribution also has a substantial imported wine portfolio. We source wines, Port, Sherry and Cognac from Europe, Australia, North and South America.