Respect for the land through sustainable, low input vineyard management and international best practice grape-growing and winemaking are the essential key to the quality and character of our Alpine Mist wines, fruit-driven but with layers of flavour and texture.

The high density, hillside grown fruit from our low cropped Marlborough vineyard produces very intense flavours which we respect by handling with the utmost care during fermentation, cellar ageing and bottling.

Alan McCorkindale - Winemaker  | Widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading winemakers, particularly for aromatic white wines, Alan McCorkindale has thirty-four years of winemaking experience, creating wines from New Zealand’s cool climate South Island wine regions. Winemaking in Marlborough since 1988, Alan has winemaking experience in Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace, Rheingau, Hunter Valley and Tasmania. Wines produced by Alan have won many gold medal awards and trophies including Champion Wine at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, and ‘International White Wine of the Year’, twice, at the London International Wine Challenge.

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