Barrel Orders

At Dunnolly we use a range of coopers, we have our favourite’s but we also like to test a new barrel from time to time. Barrels are really expensive so choosing the right barrel is critical...

Spring is on the way

Photos taken 20th August 2019, show our Chardonnay vines at the Dunnolly Estate home vineyard pruned and ready for the next growing...

For the love of Pinot Noir

International Pinot Noir Day on 18th August 2019 is the perfect day to celebrate NZ's top red wine variety.

Dunnolly Estate was an early Pioneer in Waipara Valley.  In 1995 – Waipara wasn’t even

July brings the sheep

July brings the sheep into the vineyard where they will happily stay for another month - they are very useful and inexpensive lawnmowers!

An Introduction to the North Canterbury Wine Region

The Canterbury wine region spans nearly 200km of the South Island’s eastern coastline, with the magnificent Alps to the west and the sweeping Pacific Ocean to the east...

The coolest little wine festival

We are looking forward to sharing our wines at the North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival this Sunday. Please make sure to stop by and meet our family...

January 2019 - An update for our Angels

We are proud to share our wines with a fabulous bunch of people around the world with - a customer funded wine business that has helped shape our wines. Here is an update we recently shared with our Angels...


September at Dunnolly

It’s finally September and the days are getting longer - bring on daylight savings!  

The Dunnolly Vineyard is just about to swing back into action. The lambs are out and looking deliciously cute (& tasty)! The daffodils, tulips & Iris’s are flowering and there is a sense of excitement in the air. 

New release 2017 Dunnolly Pinot Noir receives 4 Stars

“It is elegantly expressed on the nose showing spiced cherry, plum, dark mushroom, nutmeg and game characters...