CELLAR DOOR OPENING HOURS OVER XMAS/NEW YEAR 2016/7

Our cellar door will be open until 2pm on Friday 23 December. We will be closed until Wednesday the 28th  December at 11 am.  We close again at 2pm on Friday 30 December and will reopen with normal opening times on Thursday 5 January at 11 am. We hope to see you at some stage […] Read more »

ORGANIC AND VEGAN FRIENDLY – BRIGHTSIDE BLUSH MAKES AN ENTRANCE

Our winemaker Shayne’s innovative take on pink is now out in the marketplace! It’s not your usual Rose wine, rather a careful blend of a classic aromatic and a favourite red varietal. It’s perfect for sipping during warmer weather; perfect too if  organic certification and suitability for vegans are important to you! You will find full details […] Read more »

IT PAYS TO JOIN THE KAIMIRA E-WINE CLUB

Congratulations to Lynley Walters of Nelson who attended the Nelson New Release Wine tasting on 20 September. All those at this event who signed up for our E-Wine Club had the chance to win this handsome 3-pack of our brand new Brightside wines:  a luscious, fresh pear Pinot Gris, a Blush redolent of crushed red fruits, […] Read more »

CHECK OUT THE NEW LOOK BRIGHTSIDE LABEL!!

The Brightside range has had a makeover! The two most recently released wines (2015 Pinot Noir and 2016 Pinot Gris) are sporting a brand new label designed by Simon Owen of Envisage Design here in Nelson. I am sure you will agree that it is a complete new look – definitely not just a tweak! The […] Read more »

A GROWING REPUTATION FOR PINOT BLANC

We are stoked to receive the third high accolade in a row for our Pinot Blanc – from Bob Campbell, Master of Wine. He says this about the 2014 vintage: “Attractively creamy Pinot Blanc with tree fruit, pear, quince and a hint of brioche. An alluring wine, with quite intense and strongly varietal flavours plus […] Read more »

WE ARE OFF ON A POLISH ADVENTURE!

We have secured our first customer in Eastern Europe! Both Kaimira Estate and Brightside wines – Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Pinot Noir – are off out of the warehouse on their journey to Poland.  On arrival, they will meet new fans via a specialist organic wine website. Thanks to Rafal Tymcik for his energy and […] Read more »

GOLDEN ORGANIC SAUV BLANC

We are stoked to have been awarded a GOLD MEDAL for our 2015 Kaimira Sauvignon Blanc in the  New Zealand Organic Wine Awards, judged during May 2016. This competition is aimed squarely at you – the wine consumer – in order to help you identify and select a quality certified organic wine. Awards are decided […] Read more »

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN GAMBIA

During the 2015/16 summer season we were stoked to raise $389 to support the Ndunga Charren school in the Gambia. This was through sales of small items handcrafted by Nelson local Jennie Green.  Coasters, sewing kits, aprons, crayon holders, fabric broaches, sketch pads, thread tidies, tissue holders and many more items made ideal gifts and souvenirs […] Read more »