‘Coopers Creek’ is an award-winning New Zealand winery that was founded in 1980 by Andrew and Cynthia Hendry and has only moved from strength to strength over the last four decades. The winery itself is situated in Kumeu, Auckland, while it sources grapes from the best wine growing regions across New Zealand. The ethos and aim of ‘Coopers Creek’ to showcase the very highest quality of wine possible that reflect New Zealand’s spectacular viticulture.
Over the years ‘Coopers Creek’ has had a steady rise, slowly building it’s portfolio while maintaining the philosophy to showcase and produce wines that best reflected the regions the grapes were grown in. With loads of accolades under their belt, 40 years on, it still holds the same values as when they began and only seem to be moving up.
Continuing innovation and forward progress, ‘Coopers Creek’ has always been commended for their ambitious portfolio that boasts over 50 wines. They have been praised for their commitment to make wine styles not typical of New Zealand. Pioneering cool climate wines such as Albarino, Malbec, Viognier, Arneis, Gruner Veltliner, Montepulciano and Marsanne. While these wines are rare they are picking up popularity by the glass full. Don’t worry though, ‘Coopers Creek’ also keeps the favourites around with the classic grapes of Chardonnay, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Sauvinogn Blanc.
To explore more of Coopers Creeks’s unique wines you can head over to their website here.