About Escarpment

Situated in the heart of New Zealand's Martinborough wine region, the Escarpment winery is a true testament to the beauty and rich winemaking history of the area. Set against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring Aorangi Ranges, the vineyard spans 24 hectares of lush, verdant slopes. This enviable location affords the wines an unparalleled depth, complexity and gravitas.

The winery was founded in 1999 by internationally renowned winemakers Larry McKenna and Robert Kirchhoff. Together, they laid the foundation for a winery that is wholly committed to the pursuit of excellence. Escarpment wines now stand among the most critically acclaimed in the world— a testament to the vineyard's underlying philosophy and unwavering dedication.

One of Escarpment's defining features is its showcasing of New Zealand's unique terroir. The winery specialises in producing Pinot Noir that are rich, robust and characterized by their layered depth. But that's not all, the selection at Escarpment includes a tantalising array of white wines as well. The aromatic whites— particularly Chardonnay and Pinot Gris—are crafted with finesse, offering drinkers a true taste of New Zealand’s unique viniculture.

Visitors to Escarpment are treated to an exceptional cellar door experience. The intimate setting allows one to savour the distinct flavours honed by the terroir whilst absorbing the breathtaking scenery. A dedicated team is at hand to guide guests through Escarpment's impressive portfolio of fine wines, ensuring a visit to the winery is truly a memorable experience.

In all, Escarpment winery is more than just a place to sample some of the world's finest wines. It's also a testament to the sheer beauty of the Martinborough region, the spirit of its people, and the rich, enduring history of New Zealand winemaking. A trip to Escarpment is- quite simply, but undeniably - an immersive journey into the very essence of New Zealand's winemaking culture.

Buy Escarpment wine below.

For other wines & bottle sizes from this winery please enquire