Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s oldest and second-largest wine production region, reaching 43,000 tonnes in 2016 from 4,641 hectares (11,470 acres) of planted vines, representing 10.2% of total national production.[3] It is the premier area for Bordeaux blend reds in New Zealand, and the region has developed a reputation for quality Syrah at home and abroad. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are produced, and more recently Viognier. Well-known producers include Brookfields Estate, Clearview Estate, Elephant Hill, Esk Valley, Villa Maria, Vidal, Trinity Hill, Craggy Range, Newton Forrest Estate, Te Mata Estate, Moana Park Estate, Mission Estate, Sileni, Sacred Hill, CJ Pask, and Babich.