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Passage Rock Wines established in 1993 is based on Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf in the warm north of New Zealand. Free to assess the merits of each region unrestricted by appellation or fear. We specialize in producing Waiheke wines of distinction, recognizing the strengths of each site and region to produce the best wine for the season the site and the most appropriate grape variety.

Our award winning wines are fruit driven, backed by quality winemaking and the use of fine grained oak barrels. Our winery successes speak for themselves,

Our Syrah is recognized as one of the New Zealands finest, and has an incredible 18 gold medals since 2004 it has been ranked in New Zealands top 5 Syrahs for nearly a decade now and is a new zealand Classic

Our Viognier is made to retain the beautiful aromatics of the variety and with structure to make it last 4 to 5 years It took out the Australasion Aromatic trophy in Winestate MAgazine and the Best Aromatic in the royal new Zealand Easter show 2013

Our Chardonnays are very popular with the local market and are made with retention of fruit and with good use of Malolactic fermentation and oak.

We make 2 excellent blends with Cabernet and Merlot,Sisters is our entry level blend but it is certainly one of our most popular wines consitently good and pleasing.

Our Reserve Cabernet Merlot Rnaks amongst the best from The Island we only release this wine when the season allows which is about 4 times per decade.

Our Pinot Gris goes from Strength to Strength gaining a Silver Medal already this year (2014) and we will be sold out before the end of February of this very popular wine.

Passage Rock Wines offer you a journey through a wine degustation treat, well made wines expressing the fantastic fruit offered by our local climates and the finest touch of the wine maker.