Kirkpatrick Estate Winery features at The Cloud on Aucklands waterfront for the rugby world cup over the next six weeks.

In the rural zone is the most successful Malbec ever produced in Gisborne — the Kirkpatrick Estate’s 09 Malbec.
Kirkpatrick Estate owner Simon Kirkpatrick says before he bought the winery and vineyard nine years ago, the Malbec wine was blended into the Merlot. Read the article

Kirkpatrick Estate Winery looking forward to launching their Kirky Signature Series wines for Rugby World Cup, in a months time.

A WINERY closely connected to an iconic All Black is waving the Gisborne flag for the Rugby World Cup. Kirkpatrick Estate Winery will launch its Kirky Signature Series next month. Owner Simon Kirkpatrick said it was an opportune time to pay tribute to his uncle Ian Kirkpatrick .........  read the article

On the grapevine- Jane Skilton MW

2010 Kirky Signature Series Reserve Malbec  **** $35

"Gisborne makes fantastic whites but is gaining a good reputation for it's redstoo. Juicy blackberries and plums with a touch of spice. This a lovely approacable wine." Jane Skilton MW

Kirkpatrick Estate Winery - Busting the myths - Viva NZ Herald -18 May 2011-  by Jo Burzynska

Successful soloist - Kirkpatrick Estate Winery  Patutahi Gisborne Reserve Malbec 2009

"While much malbec ends up in blends,this is an expressive stand-alone example thats packed with bright succulent fruits of the forrest and threaded with florals."  Jo Burzynska


Feting the forgotten sister- by John Hawkesby - Wine - Canvas weekend herald

Malbec is a little known,little grown and not ofeten purchased varietal in New Zealand, but there are some New Zealand wineries delivering mouth-filling Malbecs and one of them is Kirkpatrick Estate Winery of Gisborne.


Kirkpatrick Estate Winery Reserve Malbec Features in Viva Magazine - NZ Herald by Jo Burzynska.

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Gisborne Wine Maker Dinner-featuring Kirkpatrick Estate Winery


Article of the event below in Gisborne Herald, by Marianne Gillingham, May 2011

Wine Makers Dinner

Pick of the Bunch

Article from NZ Herald by Phil Parker, January 2011

There are many world class Wineries on our doorstep.Here are my top 10 selection of wineries worth a visit, from the Far North to Hawkes Bay.

Kirkpatrick Estate Winery voted top 10 !!!!

Kirkpatrick Estate Wild Rosé 2008 features in in Top six Rosé of NZ Hospitality Thirst magazine

Kirkpatrick Wild Rose picked in top six .

First Gold for Kirkpatrick Estate — and it’s a Red

Kirkpatrick Estate Gold medal, Gisborne herald Colour  front page

Kirkpatrick Estate Wins Gold 

Article from Gisborne Herald by Debbie Gregory, March 2010

Kirkpatrick Estate Winery wins Gold at Royal Easter Show

Glorious Gisborne

Article by Jim Eagles,NZ Herald , May 2009

Kirkpatrick Estate worth a visit - NZ Herald

Jims favourite Wineries

Kirkpatrick Estate wins Regional Tourism Award

Rose tinted glasses - Rose Wine - KEW 2008 Wild Rosé

Another fresh, off-dry example, with full body and generous spiced raspberry fruit and hints of herb, making it something of a red wine drinker's rose.

Article from nzherald Click here to read the article
4:00AM Sunday Apr 05, 2009
Jo Burzynska

Gisborne Winter Sunshine

Article from NZ Herald by Keri Jackson May 2008

Kirkpatrick Estate Winery my pick

Gisborne Heats Up

Article from Meeting Newz May 2007

Eastland Feature- Kirkpatrick Estate Winery

Kirkpatrick Estate continues winning way at Romeo Bragato wine awards 2006 


 Kirkpatrick Estate Winery earns six medals from six entries- Romeo Bragato Awards 2005.

Article from Gisborne Herald,by Debbie Gregory

The start of Kirkpatrick Estate Winery-First Vintage 2004

Article in Gisborne Herald, by Debbie Gregory, February 2004