Founded in 1937, Brookfields Vineyards is Hawke's Bay's Oldest Boutique
Winery, situated alongside the glistening waters of the Tutaekuri River,
between Napier and Hastings.
The winery was purchased by the
current owner, Peter Robertson, in 1977, who has since transformed
Brookfields into a leading winery for New Zealand premium wines.
is built on tradition and sustainability, combining the best techniques
from the past and today, to produce exciting wines each year from their
own or shared ownership Hawke's Bay vineyards.
The history of
Brookfields is revealed in the handmade 25mm concrete blocks used to build
the winery and the cellar in the 1930s. These hand-made blocks create the
perfect environment for ageing great wines and keeping the cellar cool
during Hawke's Bay's hot summers.
Brookfields produces between
8,000 and 10,000 cases of wine each year. In a great vintage that won't
change a great deal. There is no desire to push up volumes and chase
expansion when there's the challenge of creating an even more dramatic