Hitchen Road Vineyard Pokeno new zealand
Road Vineyard is a 5 acre vineyard on very favourable north
facing slopes above the Pokeno Village, just south of the
Bombay Hills. It is part of a 100 acre pastoral farm and has
a beautiful view over the North Waikato.
All the wines are hand crafted here from grapes that are grown
on the property. The only process that takes place off site
We are 40 minutes south of the Auckland CBD and 50 minutes
north of Hamilton. Visiting the winery is by appointment -
call us on 09 233 6722 or 0274 948 737.
What's Happening at Hitchen
It is a great feeling to have all the grapes in. The
last of them were the Sangiovese and Montipulciano,
and then the next day the rains started! The fruit
looked great, all of it is of course through primary fermentation
and it is now resting in oak barrels.
Our red wines from 2013 went to the bottlers in late January
and we are delighted with them. Now is the time that
we are releasing our 2013 red wines. We are nearly
out of 2012 wines and I am sure you will enjoy these new
wines. This year we have made Rose again
and as there are still a few cases of the 2011 vintage left,
we are specialling this at $100 for a dozen case. The Pinot
Gris and Chardonnay that was bottled in November is drinking
A number of you have been asking about an Open Day. Our
intention is to have one in either late October or early
November. Remember however that you are always welcome
to come out here and try our wines but it is a good idea
to ring first to make sure we are at home.