18 Jun 2013 - Harvest / Vintage 2013
This year’s vintage / harvest has possibly been the best this century, and one of the best growing seasons’ we have seen at Brookfields across all over vineyards. Fermentation has all but finished for the 2013 white wines and our red wines are currently maturing and developing in both tank and oak barrels. We are very much looking forward to all our wines from 2013 - and we are excited about the potential of the wines this season to look at making another ‘Marshall Bank’ Chardonnay and also a ‘Hillside’ Syrah and a ‘Reserve’ Cabernet Sauvignon predominant red wine - (with release dates next year 2014).
14 Sep 2012 - Celebrating 75 Vintages - 2012
The 2012 harvest/ vintage is officially the 75th for Brookfields Vineyards. Founded in 1937, Brookfields is Hawke's Bay's Oldest Boutique Winery. Very shortly we are to bottle the first wines from the 2012 vintage. The 'first' 75th vintage wine / varietal should be the 2012 'Ohiti Estate' Sauvignon Blanc. Keep in touch with Brookfields and your local 'Fine Wine Retailer' for the release date. This is a milestone for New Zealand, plus for the world of wine, having a winery celebrating 75 years.