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The Vigneron Experience

The Vigneron Experience

A personalised approach for visitors to our estate… Out with the Cellar Door concept, in with some wine experiences on a whole different level… Wh...
The Wines of the Franks...

The Wines of the Franks...

The wines of the Franks and the birth of Blaufränkisch in New Zealand. The release of Blaufränkisch completes the legendary Austrian family in ou...
Experimenting with new varieties...

Experimenting with new varieties...

Experimenting with new varieties comes at the cost of sacrificing existing ones. It’s that time again to prune the whole vineyard. All leaves have...
What are we bottling so far in 2022...

What are we bottling so far in 2022...

Hans has been busy bottling the many new releases, racking and topping up the barrels. Most of the young wines of our excellent vintage 2022 have ...
The Industry has spoken!

The Industry has spoken!

Photo courtesy of Cameron Douglas We officially launched our coveted Blaufränkisch this month. Having been New Zealand's first ever release of t...
A Celebration of Craftsmanship

A Celebration of Craftsmanship

Thursday 16th June, 2022 We are excited to be collaborating with the luxurious Park Hyatt for a momentous moment in our history.  Enjoy an evening...
Press Release - Release of 'Grandezza'

Press Release - Release of 'Grandezza'

Hans Herzog Estate releases New Zealand’s first ‘Super-Tuscan’ inspired Blend! ‘Tuscan inspired. Marlborough born’ Hans Herzog Estate, one of the ...
Our new flights for wine lovers!

Our new flights for wine lovers!

We recently launched a carefully curated selection of wine flights at the cellar door, which complement our current portfolio of experiences for w...
Wine Talk - Under the Marlborough sun - 'Grandezza 2019'

Wine Talk - Under the Marlborough sun - 'Grandezza 2019'

Back in the Swiss nineties, we couldn’t get enough of the opulent super Tuscan’s which differed so much from the mostly mass-produced Chianti, a ...
Vineyard Talk - Vintage 2022 drawing close...

Vineyard Talk - Vintage 2022 drawing close...

We caught up with Hans on his thoughts on Vintage 2022 so far... 'The spring brought a fair share of rain and enough sunny and warm days that not ...
Hans in winery bottling Grandezza

Winery - What's happening? Pre harvest, Grandezza and Vermentino

Priority is in the vineyard to finish all the tasks before the arduous work of netting. Then there will be a short respite letting the grapes ripe...
Herzog's iconic Restaurant - a story ending... For now...

Herzog's iconic Restaurant - a story ending... For now...

Only a couple of years back I wrote into our guest book: “This restaurant is dedicated with love and gratitude for you to enjoy happy moments. I h...