Tony Bish is NZ’s only Chardonnay exclusive producer. Such is his love of this variety and its ability to achieve greatness in Hawke’s Bay, his production is anchored entirely around this noble grape.

Tony love’s innovation, and is at the leading edge of the modern Chardonnay movement that is bringing more and more consumers back to the joys of this wonderful grape.

Tony is supported by his life partner Karryn, and this family owned business is growing organically from a very small base. This year see’s the long awaited release of Tony Bish Wines super premium Chardonnays, the 2015 Golden Egg and the 2015 Skeetfield Vineyard.

Long time friend and renowned photographer Richard Brimer has kindly provided all photographic material. A genius behind the lense, Richard's work adds depth and character to Tony’s wines.


Skeetfield Vineyard Chardonnay Release

August 02, 2016

We are very happy to announce the long awaited release of the 2015 Skeetfield Vineyard Chardonnay. Hand harvested from old friend Denis Gunn’s vineyard, this is Hawke’s Bay Old Vine Dry Farmed Mendoza, and it just doesn’t get any better than that! Gently pressed to barrel, this has been fermented in Taransaud oak, one of the finest French cooperages, with 60% new barrels and the balance seasoned Taransaud oak. These beautiful barrels impart complex flavours and aromas, and fantastic length to the palate. Powerful yet supple, this is a finely tuned Chardonnay. Golden Egg Chardonnay Last month we released the 2015 Golden Egg Chardonnay, made in our NZ made concrete egg fermenters. This was such stand out success, we were...

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