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

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.

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

Emily's Best Kept Secret

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

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.

Daniel's Best Kept Secret

There is a little statue of his face he keeps moving around the office and cellar door.

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

Best Kept Secret

Doing things a little bit differently from the rest.

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Favourite wine is a well-made NZ Chardonnay, favourite pairing is Riesling and curry.

Best Kept Secret

Spy Valley Wines ship to more than 30 countries!

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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.

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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!

Best Kept Secret

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

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Spy Valley Pinot Noir with black forest Chocolate.

Best Kept Secret

My “night job” as an employee down at the Waihopai Spy base.

Favourite Wine and Food Pairing Suggestion

Sauvignon Blanc and oysters.

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.