• We Make Wine... and We Bike.

    Jason on holiday in Golden Bay - outside the Mussel Inn (north of Takaka).

  • We Make Wine... and We Bike.

    Tim and Jason on top of the world! Oh wait, actually on top of Mt Vernon - but looks just as good! Beautiful view of Marlborough behind.

We Make Wine... and We Bike.

This summer, Tim and Jason have been enjoying the Marlborough and Golden Bay regions (and sunny weather!) atop their bikes. Tim has always been an avid rider, and Jason is fast following suit. There are so many beautiful spots to go riding close by -- is a great way to see parts of New Zealand. And check out their jazzy Astro gear!

From: News | 8 January 2013 | Tags: News

News & Events

Winemaker's 2014 Vintage Report

Winemaker's 2014 Vintage Report

Harvest went smoothly, without any of the previous vintage’s logistical pressures. I am very happy with the flavour, structure and overall quality…

27 Aug 2014 |

A new year and a new home: A note from the M.D.

A new year and a new home: A note from the M.D.

Quite amazingly, the 2014 vintage is only weeks away. I know this happens every year and we all know that it’ll roughly happen late March, but…

1 Feb 2014 | Jason Yank - Managing Director

An August Update: A note from the MD

An August Update: A note from the MD

I would like to share my Astrolabe story, my moment of discovery: 3 weeks after moving to New Zealand, my then fiancé, now wife, were invited…

14 Aug 2013 |

A 'Vintage 2013 Has Come and Gone' Note from the M.D.

A 'Vintage 2013 Has Come and Gone' Note from the M.D.

Hello all, Vintage 2013 has come and gone. It was a frantic yet rewarding vintage, and we have picked some lovely clean fruit across our varieties…

8 Jun 2013 | Jason Yank

It is Upon Us! Vintage 2013 Note from the M.D.

It is Upon Us! Vintage 2013 Note from the M.D.

A note from the MD: It is upon us! Vintage 2013. The season has been good, the weather kind (so far) and we are very excited at the prospect of…

21 Mar 2013 | Jason Yank

  • We Make Wine... and We Bike.
  • We Make Wine... and We Bike.

We Make Wine... and We Bike.

This summer, Tim and Jason have been enjoying the Marlborough and Golden Bay regions (and sunny weather!) atop their bikes. Tim has always been an avid…

8 Jan 2013 | Genevieve Ferrier

Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Wrekin | Chenin | Lorkin

Recently, NZ wine writer Yvonne Lorkin and her crew joined us for a day whilst filming an episode of her show, Thirsty Work. Here she is with two of our…

7 Dec 2012 | Genevieve Ferrier

  • Astrolabe in Akaroa
  • Astrolabe in Akaroa

Astrolabe in Akaroa

At the beginning of November we took our Astrolabe domestic team, together with partners, down to Akaroa to thank everyone for all their hard work and…

4 Nov 2012 | Genevieve Ferrier

Simon's First Tweet

Simon's First Tweet

Simon, with the help of Arabella, composing his and Astrolabe's very first tweet! We may have come late to the party, but just like a good sticky, good…

8 Dec 2012 |

Marlborough Book Festival 2015

Marlborough Book Festival 2015

Astrolabe is proud to be a sponsor of the Marlborough Book Festival. Astrolabe director Jane will be an MC and we will be on hand to pour Astrolabe Wines at select sessions. "Welcome to the second Marlborough Book Festival - a mid-winter event to…
Canterbury A & P Show 2015

Canterbury A & P Show 2015

The Astrolabe tent will be back at the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Show on the 11th-13th of November 2015. Show Website
A Merry Growers' Christmas Party

A Merry Growers' Christmas Party

On Friday 30 th November we held our Annual Astrolabe Grower’s Field Day and Dinner. Everyone gathered together to visit the Comelybank, Saunders…

1 Dec 2012 | Jane Forrest-Waghorn

A 'Welcome to our New Website' Note from the M.D.

A 'Welcome to our New Website' Note from the M.D.

It is here! The new website: I hope that you find it useful, interesting and informative. It is designed to be fun, have some pictures of us and the…

7 Dec 2012 | Jason Yank

Cook 'n' with Gas

Cook 'n' with Gas

Simon will be hosting a winemaker's degustation dinner at Cook 'n' with Gas in Christchurch, At 6:30pm 30th of July 2015, Cook 'n' with Gas Bistro, 23 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, $150 per person http://cooknwithgas.co.nz/…
Yarra Valley vs. Marlborough Tasting with Mike Bennie - Sydney

Yarra Valley vs. Marlborough Tasting with Mike Bennie - Sydney

Battle of the Regions Tasting - Yarra Valley vs. Marlborough with Mike Bennie. Date:Thursday, May 21, 2015 Place: Gazebo 2 Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney Time: 6:30pm-9pm "Whether you're a dyed-in-the-wool fan of Aussie…