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Magical vintage sparks double Barrels release

Monday, 31 August 2020, 9:41 am | Rockburn Wines

Central Otago producer Rockburn Wines launches two top-tier Pinot Noirs from the highly anticipated 2019 vintage; Eight Barrels Pinot Noir 2019 made from grapes grown in the cooler Gibbston sub-region and Eleven Barrels Pinot Noir 2019 from their Parkburn ... More >>

Heavenly Results for Devilish Wines

Monday, 1 October 2018, 5:30 pm | Rockburn Wines

Both wines from Rockburn’s cheeky Devil’s Staircase range were recognised at the New Zealand International Wine Show last week, with the 2018 Central Otago Pinot Gris and 2018 Central Otago Pinot Noir receiving gold medals. More >>

Rockburn Launches New Video

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 9:24 am | Rockburn Wines

Central Otago Pinot Noir lovers are most likely familiar with the story of Rockburn Wines. But for those who aren't the boutique producer has now launched a new video telling their unique Kiwi story. More >>

Rockburn with a hat-trick of golds in Sydney

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:05 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines have received three gold medals at the prestigious Sydney International Wine Competition 2018. Now in its 34th year, this competition is unique, in that it judges its finalists beside food dishes of similar palate weight. A panel of thirteen ... More >>

Iconic Otago Winery Rockburn Releases Limited Edition Rosé

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:54 am | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn releases its highly anticipated 2017 Stolen Kiss at daylight saving on 24 September 2017, offering the #firstkissofsummer to wine lovers around the country. More >>

Rockburn Wines appoints Rebecca Poynter as new GM

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 4:26 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines is pleased to announce that Rebecca Poynter has been appointed as their new General Manager, following the resignation of Paul Donaghy who, after six years with the winery, is leaving to pursue new projects. More >>

New winery future-proofs Rockburn Wines in Central Otago

Monday, 12 September 2016, 9:33 am | Rockburn Wines

After leasing premises at the industrial McNulty Road site for 10 years, the team at Rockburn Wines recently completed their first vintage at their new winery in Ripponvale Road, Cromwell. More >>

Rockburn releases limited edition Stolen Kiss Pinot Noir

Monday, 29 August 2016, 1:55 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn’s Stolen Kiss Rosé enjoys a cult following around country for a couple of years now and the boutique producer from Cromwell now added another way to enjoy the “fruity and saucy side” of Central Otago Pinot Noir with the launch of their ... More >>

Rockburn releases highly anticipated 2014 Pinot Noir

Monday, 18 July 2016, 10:48 am | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn has just released the 2014 vintage of its flagship wine. Winemaker, Malcolm Rees-Francis says: “Our 2014 Pinot Noir is a pure expression of Central Otago in your glass and another stellar example of our favourite variety. The vintage yielded ... More >>

Rockburn Pinot Noir wins 2 Gold Medals

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 2:37 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Pinot Noir 2013 and 2014 have been awarded Gold at The Drinks Business Global Pinot Noir Masters in the UK. More >>

Rockburn toasts a stunning year in 2015

Monday, 21 December 2015, 2:36 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines has just finished off 2015 with a bang and awarded 5-Stars in Michael Cooper’s Wine Buyer’s Guide for its Rockburn Pinot Noir 2013. Already the wine has been awarded an enviable; Pure Gold, Bragato 2015; 5 stars, Top 10 (No.3), Cuisine ... More >>

Rockburn's Stunning Run Continues

Monday, 10 November 2014, 12:33 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn has taken out the Trophy for Best Red Wine below HK $200 at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition 2014. More >>

Rockburn Wines Announces Australian Distributor

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 5:14 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines is delighted to announce that Robert Oatley Vineyards will now distribute their wines nationally throughout Australia, effective immediately. More >>

Rockburn Wines in China’s Biggest Wine & Spirits Competition

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 2:55 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines has just been awarded an impressive four Double Gold CWSA Best Value medals at the China Wine and Spirits Awards Best Value 2014. Double Gold Medals were handed out to Rockburn’s 2012 Pinot Noir, 2013 Pinot Gris, 2010 Chardonnay and ... More >>

Rockburn Wines Win At Biggest Competition in China

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 5:17 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines Win At the Biggest and Most Prestigious Wine and Spirits Competition In China More >>

Rockburn Wines Win Decanter Gold Medal

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 5:10 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines has been awarded a Gold medal in the 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards for their 2011 - and was the only Central Otago producer to be awarded a Gold Medal in the competition. More >>

Success in Sydney for Rockburn Wines

Monday, 12 November 2012, 5:26 pm | Rockburn Wines

At an intimate dinner held at Sydney’s world-famous restaurant Aria on Friday night for the Wine Society’s Young Winemaker of the Year awards, Rockburn Winemaker Malcolm Rees-Francis received the Trophy for Finalists’ Choice. This prize was granted ... More >>

Rockburn’s “Young Winemaker of the Year” Finalist

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 11:51 am | Rockburn Wines

The partying continues at the Rockburn Winery in Cromwell. Not only has their winemaker Malcolm Rees-Francis been named one of only 10 Finalists in the Wine Society of Australia Young Winemaker competition, but they have also gatecrashed a usually Marlborough-only ... More >>

Rockburn Pinot Noir 2010 scoops Double Trophies

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 3:36 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines’ Pinot Noir 2010 has continued its record of highest success, this time in the prestigious Bragato Wine competition in New Zealand. Rockburn Pinot Noir 2010 took out the Mike Wolter Trophy for Champion Pinot Noir and also the Richard ... More >>

Rockburn Wines Central Otago running White Hot

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:04 pm | Rockburn Wines

Rockburn Wines’ commitment to delivering a pure expression of Central Otago to your glass is delivering success at home and abroad. Not only has the Rockburn Pinot Noir 2010 struck Gold yet again, this time in the influential Air New Zealand Wine ... More >>