Hunky Dory

Grower - Clarie & Mike Allan

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The Hunky Dory team is led by Mike and Claire Allan, the founding winemakers of Huia Vineyards. Claire and Mike’s passion for winemaking, and the lifestyle that goes with it, started when they were young and they have pursued it ever since. They wanted to make a range of wines that expressed the relaxation and enjoyment that you get with food and wine - quality wine with good food, what’s better!

Located on the east coast of the South Island, surrounded by protective mountains ranges to the west, Marlborough is one of New Zealand’s sunniest and driest areas. In this bright, but relatively cool climate, grapes have the advantage of a long and slow ripening season, which is great for intensifying the flavours.

The wines are created from grapes grown on a mixture of organic and sustainable vineyards. These selected vineyards are situated in the Rapaura and Southern Valley regions of Marlborough. Each vineyard imparts its own distinctive characters to the final blend.

Claire and Mike are firmly committed to low impact viticulture and are accredited members of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ). They are continuing to pursue an organic approach to try to work in harmony with the land they work and give something back to the environment that provides such great grapes for them to work with.

Region: Marlborough
Country: New Zealand