About TWR

Te Whare Ra (TWR) is a small vineyard and winery located in the Marlborough sub-region of Renwick. The 11Ha vineyard was first planted in 1979 and since 2003 has been owned by winemakers Anna and Jason Flowerday. Yields are kept low, the vineyard is managed with a combination of organic and biodynamic practices and all the fruit is handpicked and hand-sorted.  The wines are made with minimal intervention in a small winery which has been specifically set up for small-batch winemaking.  The aromatic wines have carved out a reputation for TWR as a member of New Zealand’s elite, while the improbably good Syrah and Pinot Noir are opening people’s eyes to Marlborough’s potential for red wines of distinction.
Biodynamic producer, certified organic
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About Anna and Jason Flowerday

Anna Flowerday hails from McLaren Vale and kicked off her career there amid a thoroughly talented pack of young winemakers in the mid-1990s. She worked for Hardys for seven years all up, culminating in an aromatically formative stint at Leasingham in Clare Valley. It was during her time at Hardys that she met and fell in love with Jason Flowerday, a third-generation viticulturalist from Marlborough. Eventually they struck out together and in 2003 bought Te Whare Ra, home to one of the oldest vineyards in Marlborough, originally planted in 1979. Together they manage the estate with a combination of organic and biodynamic practices and have cemented this region's reputation not only as an impeccable source of aromatic whites but also as a force to be reckoned with for both Pinot Noir and Syrah.

Available Wines

2015  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Sauvignon Blanc

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2013  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Pinot Noir

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2015  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Syrah

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2014  TWR Pinot Noir

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2013  TWR Pinot Noir

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2016  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Gewürztraminer

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2015  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Pinot Gris

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2016  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 ‘Toru’

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2014  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Riesling ‘M’

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2016  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Riesling ‘D’

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2016  TWR Sauvignon Blanc

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Archive

2011  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Syrah

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2015  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Gewürztraminer

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2013  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Gewürztraminer

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2014  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Pinot Gris

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2013  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Pinot Gris

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2015  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 ‘Toru’

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2014  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 ‘Toru’

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2014  TWR Single Vineyard 5182 Riesling ‘D’

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2015  TWR Sauvignon Blanc

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2014  TWR Sauvignon Blanc

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