Vineyard Overview & Contact Details
144 Church Bay Rd, RD1 Oneroa
T 09 950 3175
M 021 1888 638
F 09 372 6602
Open for tasting daily throughout the year from 11am to 4pm
(if cellar door is closed please ring the bell as I may be working nearby in the vineyard or winery)
Jurassic Ridge vineyard and winery was established in 2002 when planting commenced with Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Montepulciano and Pinot Gris vines. The vineyard was established and maintained from the outset on sustainable principles and the winery and vineyard are fully certified as Sustainable by SWNZ (Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand). Our first vintage was 2005.
Jurassic Ridge Syrah 2008 Gold Medal at the Bragato Wine Awards 2011, Jurassic Ridge Cabernet Franc 2008 Silver Medal at the Bragato Wine Awards 2010.
At Jurassic Ridge you will taste wine with the winemaker. We specialise in 100% unblended single vineyard, single varietals, including a dry Italian style Pinot Grigio blush wine with apple, Nashi pear and spice nuances; a pure Syrah Rose with cherry and spice; a Sancerre-style, lees-aged (9-12 months) Sauvignon Blanc; a pure Cabernet Franc displaying intense varietal characteristics including red berry fruit, floral notes, chocolate and fine-grained tannins; a cool climate ‘Cote Rotie style’ Syrah with black berry fruit, dark plums, smokey earthy notes with subtle black pepper, and a rich, sweet-fruited, full-bodied Montepulciano with velvety soft food friendly tannins . Our red wines are hand-crafted from hand-picked fruit and cellared for up to 5 years before release. Tasting and technical notes for the current releases are available on our website.