Maude Wines, Wine of the Year Winner in 2018
Maude Wines is a family-owned winery established by experienced winemakers, Sarah-Kate and Dan Dineen. This custom-built winemaking facility is located with the stunning backdrop of Laka Wanaka in Central Otago, New Zealand. Maude Wines produces premium handcrafted wines using the best possible grapes and vineyard techniques for their creations. Their 2018 Pinot Noir, won Best Wine from the Central Otago, and the ultimately New Zealand Wine of the Year in 2018. The tasting room is situated directly above the picturesque Wanaka township on Wanaka Lake, providing a serene setting for relaxing and enjoying the pleasures of southern New Zealand.
Maude Wines has created award-winning wines, including the Best Pinot Noir in New Zealand and New Zealand’s Wine of the Year in 2018.
The Winery Producing Exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Gris
Their family’s estate vineyard, Mt. Maude, was planted in 1994 on the northern slopes of the Maungawera Valley just outside Wanaka. It is one of the best wine growing regions of the country. The temperature, rainfall, sunshine, soil, and microclimate of the. Central Otago is perfect for the growth and cultivation of high-quality wines. The main types of grapes that grow in their vineyards are the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Gris. The grapes are used to produce their high-quality red, white, rosé, and sparkling wines.
Energy, Hard Work, and Experience for the Success of their Wines
The couple put in vast amounts of energy, hard work, professionalism, and experience to make their project successful. Sarah-Kate’s parents, Dr. Terry Wilson and Dawn, joined their work and were excited to use the grapes from the best regions to make wines. The wines at Maude Wines have a unique flavor and showcase the features of their unique southern hemisphere terroir.