Having collected vine stock from Spain and France, James Busby came to setup a winery in New Zealand, planting a small vineyard in 1836 near where the Omata Homestead now stands.
Over 160 years later, New Zealand has developed a well-earned reputation for world-class wines, with Omata Estate continuing Busbys tradition of bold, rich, full-bodied wines.
Omatas syrah grows on clay slopes a stones throw from the ocean, with the gentle sea winds maintaining a long and even season. Produced using traditional techniques and careful oak selection, our syrah is carefully looked after, with low cropping levels and expert canopy management.
From the famous syrah and equally tasty merlot to a full-bodied chardonnay, Omatas quality wines have what has become known as...> read more
... the distinctive taste of the Bay of Islands.
For further information about Omata Estate wines and to order, contact Lian or Simon via our contact form on bayofislands.net, email or phone.