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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...

Recipes, Special Selection

Ingredients: Zest of 1 lemon + 1tsp of juice Zest of 1 orange 100g dried apricots, finely chopped 100g dried nectarines, finely chopped 100g dried cranberries 100g Sultanas, sliced 50g crystallised ginger or crystallised pineapple, finely chopped 1 cup of your favourite Chardonnay (alternatively use Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris) 1 cup water ...

Orange Label, Recipes

Enjoy this delicious risotto dish with a glass of Sacred Hill Orange Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay. Ingredients: 2 cups Aborio Rice Olive Oil 1 chopped onion 2 cloves of crushed garlic 1 cup of chopped pumpkin 3 rashers of bacon 2 litres of chicken stock 3/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated) Method: Heat stock in a...

events, General News

The Prime Minister John Key welcomed a large crowd to the Hastings Opera House Plaza on Saturday for a record-breaking auction day which raised $180,000 for Cranford Hospice. Sacred Hill's Shotgun Chardonnay auction lot, a unique blend from some of their finest barrels from the world renowned Riflemans Vineyard, went for an impressive $8,400. Chairman...

events, General News

Soon after announcing Shapeshifter playing at their scenic venue on the 28th December, Sacred Hill are thrilled to announce the second of their summer concerts! Summer in New Zealand means time to fire up the barbie, slip into your jandals and celebrate the year that’s been, and the year to come. It’s also that...

Orange Label, Recipes

Perfect to create from Sunday roast leftovers or to simply use up some ingredients in the fridge.  A lunchtime favourite paired with our Sacred Hill Orange Label Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients: Red Onion Kumara Pumpkin Feta Pitted black olives A few sprigs of thyme Salt & pepper 2 Tbsp balsamic syrup 1 Tbsp honey ...

General News

Hawke’s Bay seemed winterless this year –almost! The beautiful autumn of colour resolved into the most benign winter that I can remember. But then Mother Nature’s fickle temperament revealed itself again, and we had one of the most spectacular storms seen in a decade. The Napier-Taupo Road was closed with record depths of snow, the...

events, General News

SHAPESHIFTER LIVE SUMMER TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT Sacred Hill are delighted to announce that Shapeshifter are set to take new album Stars on the road this summer, announcing a series of outdoor concerts throughout the country this December - one of them being at Sacred Hill! Playing Petone Beach, Napier and Riwaka, Shapeshifter will send you into the...

Orange Label, Recipes

Enjoy this pasta dish with a glass of Sacred Hill Orange Label Marlborough Pinot Noir - easy, quick to make, and tastes delicious! Ingredients: 3 tablespoons oil 1 red onion (finely chopped) 250g brown mushrooms (sliced) 2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 3/4 cup walnut halves 1 tablespoon balsamic...