Nestled amidst serene, idyllic New Zealand landscapes, Urlar Winery is the perfect embodiment of organic wine-making at its celebrated best. This award-winning winery, located in the heart of Wairarapa, is hailed for its unwavering commitment to meticulously crafting superior quality wines whilst ensuring minimal environmental impact.
Radiating immense character and charm, Urlar winery, spanning an impressive 31 hectares, is nothing short of an experience, be it for a layman or a wine connoisseur. Bequeathed with the richness of Wairarapa's climate and soil, the winery specialises in producing distinctive Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. Here, each bottle of wine is a story - an eloquent testament of Urlar's approach to sustainable wine growing,
coupled with the owners’ perseverance and passion,
Owned and managed by Angus and Davina Thomson, Urlar winery's constant endeavour has been to harmoniously blend traditional practices with innovative viticulture techniques. The Thomsons', originally from Scotland, have earnestly inculcated biodynamic practices since their purchase of the vineyard in 2004. In reverence to their Scottish heritage, the winery is christened ‘Urlar’, meaning ‘the earth’ in Gaelic.
Every inch of Urlar winery echoes its commitment to ethical practices; employing organic and biodynamic farming methods that aim to restore the soil's fertility and nutrients without harming the ecosystem. The winery is also proudly certified by Biogro, New Zealand's leading organic certification agency.
A visit to Urlar winery is nothing short of an immersive and enriching experience; from walking through the meticulously tended vine rows to witnessing the intricate process of wine creation, every moment is revelations. Topping it off, one gets a chance to savour their esteemed wines, the experience proving to be an exquisite sensory journey.
Urlar winery continues to inspire and reign as an exemplar in sustainable wine-making, bringing together elements of tradition, innovation and respect towards nature. It truly is the poignant intersection of humankind's celebration of the land and the art of wine-making, and, is a visit you simply won't forget.
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