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Mills Reef Winery is a major Tauranga landmark and has frequently been acclaimed as one of the most stylish and attractive winery buildings and wineries in New Zealand. Set on 20 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the complex boasts full wine-making and bottling facilities, two underground barrel cellars, an aged wine cellar and spacious wine tasting areas.

O:TU – We are proudly Awatere; champions for a Marlborough style that isn’t a follower, but offers a genuine difference. A style that provides a relevant and increasingly essential extension to a wine category that continues to grow its global audience. O:TU wine is truly distinctive, always memorable and deeply satisfying.

Ostler’s great grandson Jim Jerram and his brother-in-law, winemaker and viticulturist Jeff Sinnott, went prospecting for suitable grape-growing country in the lower Waitaki’s limestone country, inland from Oamaru. The two discovered a site Sinnott believed encapsulated the essential parameters for growing premium cool climate wine grapes; a north-facing limestone-influenced slope on an escarpment overlooking the braided river. It reminded him of the famous slopes of Burgundy.

Fifth Bridge wines are named after the 5th bridge between Bannockburn and Cromwell – the heart of the iconic grape growing region of Central Otago, New Zealand. The bridge has linked the two communities since the gold of the late 1800’s as it does now with the modern gold of stunning regional wines.