Featured below are our current members in alphabetical order. Those marked with an asterisk* are Associate members; ie those who do not own vineyards within the Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District but make compliant wines from fruit sourced from Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District.
Click on each link for further information about each member.
The Gimblett Road area of Hawke's Bay is synonymous with the production of world-renowned wines. From these much celebrated shingle soils, hails the region's most exciting boutique label: Squawking Magpie.
The "cradle of quality" for Squawking Magpie is the Woodlands Vineyard in the Gimblett Gravels area, the first 4 hectares of which were planted in 1995. In 2002, a new 20 hectare vineyard was developed as a joint venture and planted predominantly in Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
From the very first plantings, emphasis has been placed on creating outstanding wines by focusing on viticultural excellence. Owner and director Gavin Yortt and his team hold the firm belief that great wine comes from great grapes.
And the proof is certainly there to be tasted: Squawking Magpie wines exhibit all the elegance and finesse of a unique terroir and stand testament to the superiority of single vineyard estate management and production.