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    Intensely flavoured fruits ripened by long, dry summers.

tradition and
fresh thinking.

Everything we do to make wine at Ara is informed by three fundamental beliefs.

1. Great fruit is the first requirement to make great wine.
2. To make the best of what nature gives us, we need to combine New World innovation and Old World experience.
3. You need to look after the land if you want the land to look after you.

Our winemaking

To create wines that experts have described as ‘three dimensional’ and ‘immaculate’, we combine time-honoured methods with proven concepts from cutting-edge viticultural science. Our aim is to discover new expressions of classic Marlborough styles – accessible, elegant and food-friendly wines.

Our winemaker

Nikolai St George's talent for consistently creating wines of outstanding quality is recognised internationally.