A new chapter for Kumeu River in the UK

A new chapter for Kumeu River in the UK
New Generation has acquired the Boxford Wine Company Limited and confirmed an ongoing distribution partnership with Kumeu River in the UK. 

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Michael Brajkovich Celebrates 40th Vintage at Kumeu River

Michael Brajkovich Celebrates 40th Vintage at Kumeu River
2021 was Michael’s 40th vintage. We asked him some questions about Kumeu River – where we’ve come from, where we’re heading, and where he would still like to complete a vintage overseas.

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NZ winery’s gentle touch makes for chardonnays that age beautifully

NZ winery’s gentle touch makes for chardonnays that age beautifully

It’s all about how you handle the grapes, says Kumeu River Wines’ Michael Brajkovich.  Below are snippets of an article, written by Max Allen, that originally appeared on afr.com.  Click here for the full story. I love well-cellared chardonnay. I think the best examples of this great white grape are often drunk before they have a chance to develop all the complexity of flavour that can come with maturity. Look at the shelves of your local bottle-o, or the pages of the wine list in your favourite restaurant: most of the chardonnays will be from the 2018 vintage – or 2017...

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