http://www.kono.co.nz/kono/kono-beverages/winemaking/ ( 23 May, 2013 )
Winemaking was introduced in New Zealand as early as 1836 with the first vineyard planted in 1851. The New Zealand wine industry has come a long way from its humble beginnings, and today the regions specialise in a vast array of wine styles and varieties.
New Zealand is internationally renowned for its intensely fruity and vibrant wines. A broad spectrum of wine varieties from New Zealand is now making waves the world over.
Through our Tohu and Kono wine ranges, Kono Beverages has been in the business of winemaking since 1998. Our wines are superb examples of varietal excellence, with a unique and distinct appeal.
True to Māori culture, we have a strong spiritual connection to everything we grow and a responsibility to ensure our land is passed onto future generations in pristine condition.
With vineyards in the prestigious wine growing areas of Nelson and Marlborough, Kono Beverages has earned an international reputation for award-winning excellence. Read more
In the tradition of Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) we are focused on conserving the fertile lands of Kono Beverages, and nurturing them so future generations can enjoy and prosper. Read more