CharRees Vineyard – NZ Wine Website of the Week

CharRees is a small family owned boutique vineyard situated just off state highway one on southern edge of Ashburton, 1 hour from Christchurch. The CharRees vineyard story began in 2007 when Charles & Esma Hill’s visionary dream of owning a vineyard / restaurant became a reality when they bought an established vineyard on the outskirts of Ashburton in January 2007. The vineyard which was established in 1999 now consists of 4000 Pinot Gris and 3500 Pinot Noir vines, and in 2008 they planted 1800 Riesling vines as well. Upon picking their first vintage in 2008 they have now established their own label … Continue reading