News

Accolades, Orange Label, Wine Releases

With fresh fruity flavours and award-winning status, Sacred Hill’s new Rosé is a wine that truly captures the essence of summer and will help make lovely warm evenings all the brighter as longer days set in. With aromas of crushed strawberries along with hints of sweet cinnamon and cardamom, its fresh and vibrant flavours...

Accolades, Reserve

Sacred Hill is thrilled to announce its 2016 Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay has secured a GOLD MEDAL at this year’s New World Wine Awards – a hotly contested competition for affordable wines that retail under $25. A full-bodied wine with aromas of hazel and cashew nuts, lemon meringue and vanilla – this complex number...

Accolades, Orange Label

The team at Sacred Hill is thrilled to announce that their 2017 Orange Label Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc took home a gold medal in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) – Asia’s leading wine competition. A number of world class Sauvignon Blanc wines were entered, so a Gold within this category is a stellar achievement....

Accolades, Orange Label

Sacred Hill are thrilled to be awarded a Double Gold Medal at the recent 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition. The lively, zesty and crisp 2016 Sacred Hill Orange Label Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc  picked up the honour at this prestigious show, which is the longest running international wine competition in the world and the largest and most...

Recipes, Special Selection

These are a real crowd pleaser! Pair with Riflemans Chardonnay to make this meal a real occasion. Ingredients: 1.5 cups of flaky smoked trout (carefully de-boned) ¼ cup chopped spring onion 2 tablespoons drained capers Juice + zest of half a lemon Flat leaf parsley 1 egg, lightly beaten Good grind of salt +...

General News

Sacred Hill are very proud to support the Ronald McDonald House Family Retreat - Rotorua Supper Club. For the eighth year running, the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside hosted an evening of cocktails, canapés, live entertainment and silent auction.   All proceeds raised from the auction help towards the operational cost of the Ronald McDonald Family Retreat in Rotorua, whose wonderful...

General News

Sacred Hill were thrilled to host the beautiful and inspiring Jessica Quinn and Lydia O'Donnell on an epic road trip to see SHAPESHIFTER live at Sacred Hill in the Dartmoor countryside, Hawke's Bay.  We took the girls on a vineyard adventure around our famous Riflemans Vineyard and stopped for lunch at a very special spot on the river to sample the...

Special Selection, Wine Releases

Good things come in threes and this year, so does Sacred Hill’s renowned Riflemans Chardonnay. It’s the third incredible vintage in a row with the vineyard experiencing near-perfect growing conditions. As a result the winemaking team are thrilled to be adding yet another stellar vintage to the Riflemans’ legacy. Vintage 2015 has again delivered...

Orange Label, Recipes

We love simple summer dishes, especially if they include fresh seafood! Perfect with a glass of Sacred Hill Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris. Ingredients: Fresh white fish 2 egg yolks 1 clove garlic, crushed ½ tsp Dijon mustard 250ml sunflower or rice bran oil Juice of ½ lemon Salt & pepper to taste 1 Tbsp oil,...

Accolades, Special Selection

Sacred Hill are thrilled to be included in Bob Campbell MW's recent "Campbell at Caro's" tasting featuring his top ten Chardonnays tasted in 2016.  This list featured most of the heavyweights of New Zealand Chardonnay, including Sacred Hill's flagship Riflemans Chardonnay. The Sacred Hill 2014 Rifleman's Chardonnay came out on top with Neudorf 2015...