Spy Valley Wine

Amanda's Best Kept Secret

'I spent 5 weeks ski touring in the Indian Himalayas in my early 20’s – a life changing, challenging yet exhilarating experience! It taught me that challenge is just an opportunity not learnt yet – regardless of the outcome.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'I’m such a bubbles and oyster gal.'

Adam's Best Kept Secret

'When we first purchased the H171 Wetlands I didn’t know a Kahikatea from a Totara. Now I quite often go for a walk through the wetland and have my lunch in the middle of it.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Nothing beats Spy Valley Riesling with scallops wrapped in bacon on the BBQ.'

Emily's Best Kept Secret

'In 2019 I was named New Zealand’s Young Winemaker of the Year'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Riesling and dumplings, yum!'

Jassi's Best Kept Secret

'I have been in the wine industry for 10 years'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Tikka Masala matched with our Spy Valley Gewürztraminer, pairs so well with the aromatic spices.'

Vera's Best Kept Secret

'This summer I have discovered a new hobby, crochet! My first project was a cardigan and its turned out great!'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Grilled tofu with corn bread and roast potatoes, with Alvarinho (Portuguese Vinho Verde). Or for dessert, Rabanadas (vegan French toast) with a 40yr old tawny port!'

Daniel's Best Kept Secret

'There is a little statue of my face that I keep moving around the Spy office and cellar door.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Cloudy Bay moon clams in Thai green curry and Spy Valley Gewurztraminer broth.'

Tony's Best Kept Secret

'Doing things a little bit differently from the rest.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'My favourite wine is a well-made NZ Chardonnay and favourite pairing is a Riesling and curry.'

Claire's Best Kept Secret

'Spy Valley Wines ship to more than 30 countries!'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Spy Valley Rosé on a summer’s day, with homemade pizza.'

Della's Best Kept Secret

'We have secret codes hidden in the building architecture. If you study the winery closely you will find SPY in Morse, in the wooden panels leading to the cellar door and the windows above the winery.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'I’m a bubbles girl through and through, for me nothing beats a bottle of our Méthode Traditionelle ‘Echelon’ shared with friends and family in the Marlborough sunshine. Even better when paired with local scallops seared in garlic and parsley butter!'

Lois' Best Kept Secret

'The Marlborough Sounds – if you haven’t visited this region, put it on your list!'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Spy Valley Pinot Noir with black forest Chocolate.'

Ashley's Best Kept Secret

'I have been playing volleyball for 18 years!'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

Bubbles and popcorn!

Dean's Best Kept Secret

'Working those graveyard shifts down at the Waihopai Spy base...'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Sauvignon Blanc and oysters.'

Olivia's Best Kept Secret

'Chardonnay grapes taste amazing straight off the vine! Deliciously sweet and juicy.'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'Nothing beats a Spy Valley Pinot Noir with a perfectly cooked Ribeye steak.'

Paul's Best Kept Secret

'Away from Spy grounds you'll find me in the outdoors; kayaking, camping, free diving, cycling, and enjoying photography along the way!'

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

'A Spy Valley Gewurztraminer paired with fresh caught lobster'