Quality wines worthy of fine food and great company

From day one I have passionately believed that quality fruit in our Gimblett Gravels vineyards in the Hawkes Bay would produce outstanding wine in our bottles. While in the winery technical management and winemaking processes are necessarily complex, our aim has always been simple: to create quality wines worthy of fine food and great company.

That will always be our aim and I make a personal promise to diligently and unrelentingly keep on delivering just that. Life is short, so enjoy our wines today, but if you can trust yourself to cellar a bottle or two, you’ll be richly rewarded.

The Squawking Magpie

Awards & Praise

From the first vintage in 1999, Squawking Magpie has consistently collected awards and earned high praise from wine commentators throughout New Zealand.

The Squawking Magpie

Wine Selection

Squawking Magpie, Gimblett Gravels is the flagship label, presenting wines of richness, strength and complexity, from a refined, elegant Chardonnay to a deep, concentrated Cabernet Merlot.

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  • Having placed 1st equal in the latest dish Magazine tasting, our SQM 2013 Syrah is a very popular choice for Syrah lovers. Rich and suave on the palate with a wealth of warm, gently spiced fruit flavours, the wine has the fell of liquid silk as the tannins melt on the palate. A fine acidity carries the flavours and gives balance, structure and length on the finish. Available now online.

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  • The Gimblett Gravels sub-region of Hawke’s Bay is synonymous with the production of world-renowned wines. Our vineyard in the gravels produces some of the finest full-bodied red wines created from a special terroir.

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  • Today we raise a glass to celebrate International Chardonnay Day! Hawke's Bay has consistently produced New Zealand's leading examples of Chardonnay, both rich and complex with distinctive flavours of citrus and ripe stonefruit.

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  • To celebrate International Chardonnay day, we've got a special case for all the Chardonnistas! Visit the shop page on our website to place your order with freight free.

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  • Give Mum a special Squawking selection for Mother's Day 🌹🍷 Show your appreciation with our 'Sparkling 6-Pack' or 'Ladies Delight Pack'. All online orders are freight free & cards can be included with your message ❤ Visit our website to order.

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  • Thank you to all of our amazing customers that have supported us over the Level 4 Alert. To show our appreciation we will be extending our current freight free offer for the month of May.

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