MANA – Marlborough Natural Winegrowers

Producing the very best wine possible – naturally



VINTAGE 2016: Picking the Best from the Rest

Monday 13 June 2016

The 2016 vintage is coming to a close in Marlborough and the Marlborough Natural Winegrower members (MANA) could not be happier with the quality of the fruit. They have found that extra care and management in their organic vineyards has lead to - read more...

Trending – our way

Monday 17 September 2012

There is a lot of talk about organics and biodynamics in the wine world at the moment; you could dare to say that it’s even ‘fashionable’. It seems everywhere you look there is some mention of organics or biodynamics. We also hear that a lot - read more...

MANA’s Olympian

Wednesday 8 August 2012

While we’ve been watching plenty of Olympics from here in Marlborough, one MANA member has been representing in London! Huia’s certified organic 2011 Sauvignon Blanc was selected as one of the 48 wines to be officially served at the - read more...

Cow Pat Pits at Clos Henri

Monday 30 July 2012

Nestled under the southern foothills of Marlborough’s Wairau Valley, Clos Henri is the wine estate meticulously established and organically run by the famous Sancerre wine growing family of Henri Bourgeois. At Clos Henri, we believe that no - read more...

Media Release – New Members

Thursday 26 July 2012

MANA Winegrowers are pleased to announce the addition of Clos Henri and Rock Ferry to the MANA group. FROMM Winery General Manager William Hoare says: “The addition of Rock Ferry and Clos Henri to MANA is in line with the philosophy behind the - read more...

Michael Cooper on MANA

Monday 18 June 2012

Acclaimed New Zealand wine writer Michael Cooper visited the MANA wineries earlier this year, and has written this article about his visit and some of their wines he tasted. MANA’s Natural Winegrowing We spray to encourage life, rather than - read more...

Visiting MANA

Monday 9 May 2011

Last week we were lucky enough to have renowned wine writer Bob Campbell MW to visit us here in Marlborough. After spending two days with the MANA members, Bob has reviewed the wines he tasted on his visit. This selection of reviews from the MANA - read more...

Stunning Syrah

Tuesday 29 March 2011

Some great coverage for MANA member, Fromm,  and their tasty 2007 Syrah – coming out tops in the quarterly magazine The World of Fine Wine.  Well done Hatsch, Willie and the whole team at Fromm.  See the article from The Marlborough Express - read more...

Seresin’s Liquid Gold

Thursday 24 March 2011

Sean Phillips is one of the team at Seresin Estate, responsible for producing Seresin’s ‘other’ liquid gold – compost tea.  See a recent local  newspaper article about wine-making through biodynamics – what Sean and - read more...

Talking about Natural Wines

Tuesday 22 February 2011

There’s been some interesting articles on natural wines lately and these two from the UK  are worth checking out –  one from Tim Atkin MW and this from Robert Giorgione. As well as highlighting the interest in natural wine, especially - read more...