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Our newsletter, "Matawhero Magic", is named after the rose bred by Sam McGredy; dedicated to Matawhero’s founder, the Late Bill Irwin.

Spring/Summer 2016/2017
1 December 2016

At Matawhero our passion is to produce distinctive single vineyard wines that reflect our unique Gisborne terroir....

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Autumn/Winter 2016
1 June 2016

Warm golden colours, blue skies and sheep in the vineyard are part of the new season at Matawhero....

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Spring/Summer 2015/2016
15 December 2015

Another season starts to flourish in the vineyards as the lovely warm Spring weather welcomes us into flowering for another year...

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Autumn/Winter 2015
10 June 2015

Autumn is a lovely time in Gisborne with cooler mornings, blues skies and golden colours in the vineyard.

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Summer/Spring 2014/2015
8 December 2014

The release of the 2014 vintage signifies 40 years of winemaking for Matawhero Wines.

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Autumn/Winter 2014
1 June 2014

With all the wines in the winery, it is time to reflect on another stunning vintage here at Matawhero. As with last season, the 2014 harvest has also produced some mazing fruit flavours. Hard to believe, two fantastic vintages in a row!

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Spring/Summer 2013/2014
1 December 2013

Summer is upon us and the vineyard canopy is flourishing at Matawhero. With lovely spring weather behind us and the vineyard well through flowering, it is time to starting trimming ...

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Autumn/Winter 2013
1 July 2013

The leaves in the vineyard have fallen to the ground signifying the end of another season at Matawhero. As we l ook at the parcels of wine in the winery it is hard not to get very (very!) excited about their potential.

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Spring/Summer 2012/2013
1 December 2012

Matawhero is in full bloom. With Summer just around the corner we are enjoying some beautiful warm Spring weather in Gisborne.

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Autumn/Winter 2012

With the vintage well and truly over for another year it is time to reflect on another vintage at Matawhero ...

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Spring/Summer 2011/2012
1 December 2011

We trust you are well and enjoying the new season weather. Here is Gisborne we have enjoyed an unusually warm spring with lovely blue skies and warm winds

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