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New label hitting the NZ market!

Welcome our new label! ME by Matahiwi Estate, design by the winery team as a great retail range. First cab off the rank is the ME Rose 2018! A lush but crisp Rose, perfect for Summer!


ME by Matahiwi Estate Rose

Wellington on a Plate events

WOAP is back again! And so are we. We have two great events to keep you entertained. Our tastings and tapas afternoon at Avida in Wellington and our famous Winemaker for a day event. Tickets go on sale 20 June! Get in quick before they sell out…

Matahiwi shine at the Fifty Best NZ tastings

We are really happy with the results from the Fifty Best NZ tastings. Our Holly Pinot Noir 2013 received a well deserved Double Gold while the Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir 2013 and Mt Hector Sauvignon Blanc 2015 both picked up Golds. A great result.


Check at the tasting notes on the links below:


Fifty Best NZ Pinot Noirs

Fifty Best NZ Sauvignon Blancs

Wellington on a Plate tickets on sale!

We are proud to again be part of the fantastic food festival that is Wellington on a Plate. August has never looked so good!

This year we will again being completing two events, one in Wellington tasting through old vintages and one at the winery where you get to make your own pinot noir! Read more about these events below…

Harvest Festival – 7th March 2015

Once again we are proud to be a part of regions Harvest Festival showcasing local wineries, brewers and foodies. Its a great day for everyone!

Get your ticket today from and keep an eye out for a competiton to win tickets on our Facebook page…

See you there.

Just released – Holly Pinot Noir 2013

Our Holly Pinot Noir 2013 has just been released and it is looking fantastic. The vintage was a hot one which is showing through as a pretty powerful wine with ripeness, depth and structure. Its already been awarded 5 stars by Raymond Chan! Check out his full review here…

Don’t forget to get your hands on some before we sell out!




Wow another Gold for the Holly Sauvignon

We are excited to announce that our Holly Sauvignon Blanc 2013 has picked up another Gold! This time from the International Wine Show.

This comes only a week after we won a Gold in the Drinks Business Sauvignon Blanc Masters. It’s a great confirmation for the style of Sauvignon we are trying to create. And the hard work put in by a very dedicated team!

Make sure you get in quick as we will sell out soon…

Alastair and Holly

Drinks Business Gold and Silver!

The Drinks Business held their Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters blind tasting in October and our wines both scored very highly, and one of them received one of the top medals and scores in the whole tasting!

Our Holly Sauvignon Blanc 2013 was awarded Gold and the Matahiwi Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2014 was awarded Silver.

Great recognition for two great wines! Get in touch for details on how to get your hands on some…

Gold at the CWSA

The results are in and our Holly Pinot Gris 2012 and Late Harvest 2013 have both picked up Gold in the China Wine and Spirits Awards!

These are both the first vintage for producing this award so we are really pleased that the hard work in the winery has been rewarded. We are excited about these wines being part of the range!

If you would like to try these for trade please get in touch.