Posts tagged "Te Mata Estate"

Te Mata Estate’s well-kept secret – vintage pickers

[8 April/The Country] Te Mata Estate employs more than 70 pickers with an average age of 70 years old. People from early retirement age to well into their 80’s hand pick the winery’s grapes. Te Mata Estate Founder, John Buck, said they were people who epitomise Hawke’s Bay quality and they were an essential feature...

Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction tasting event success

[12 October/ New Zealand Herald] 42 unique wine blends were showcased at a tasting for the 26th annual Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction on November 11. Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction Chairman Tony Bish said the event was an opportunity to showcase the hard work winegrowers had put into their grapes and were happy with the profile...