The three family-owned vineyards run by Nicholas Brown and Pen Naish operate on a holistic level, ensuring every item, process and component that goes into their organic and biodynamic wine works together. “All elements that make up our vineyards are considered – how they interact and make one healthy, vital whole,” explains Pen.

Q&A with Pen Naish from Black Estate

Why North Canterbury? The soils, the climate and the people.

What is your favourite thing to do in North Canterbury? Surfing, reading and picnicking at Gore Bay.

Name your top three North Canterbury brands (other than your own, of course!): Too hard! For the classics – Pegasus Bay, Greystone and Pyramid Valley, then Brighterlater and Vita and Lele wines.

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