First generation winemaker Simon Waghorn has been honing his craft over thirty six years and has established a benchmark style of sauvignon blanc that reflects an unparalleled diversity of vineyard sources. Careful site selection,…
The Winemaker

The Winemaker

First generation winemaker Simon Waghorn has been honing his craft over thirty six years and has established a benchmark style of Sauvignon Blanc that reflects an unparalleled diversity of vineyard sources. Careful site selection, expert picking decisions,…
  • Astrolabe Farm Vineyard
  • Astrolabe Farm Vineyard
  • Astrolabe Farm Vineyard

Astrolabe Farm Vineyard

Astrolabe Farm is Jane and Simon's own vineyard, situated in the lower Wairau Valley in Grovetown. Originally planted by the Inder family, this vineyard provided the Chardonnay fruit for the first release of an Astrolabe wine in 1997. This vineyard produces…
Sustainability

Sustainability

Astrolabe Wines is proud to be fully committed to producing wines sustainably. All aspects of our production are sustainably certified under the Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand programme, including all vineyards, the winery and the bottling line.…
About

About

Named after the ship that in 1827 charted and explored the Marlborough Coast, Astrolabe is a personal project for winemaker Simon Waghorn and his wife, Jane. Astrolabe produces a range of wines that express the purity and intensity of fruit flavours naturally…
  • Marlborough
  • Marlborough
  • Marlborough

Marlborough

The cool and dry climate, unique terrain and topography make Marlborough a world leading producer of aromatic white wines and Pinot Noir.