News and stories

There is never a dull moment here at Dayvinleigh, beyond the vineyard there is the daunting but hugely rewarding wetland project that needs tackling, the ongoing list of landscaping tasks, planning a new venture on the bottom terrace and growing the Johnston tribe of fur children.

The following is a collection of news, stories, articles and musings, enjoy...

"Vines are just a fraction of the story at Dayvinleigh in Marlborough's upper Wairau Valley, with native seed propagation, wetland restoration, postural paddocks, a beautiful home and a collection of beloved pets all playing their part..."

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Updated: May 26, 2018

2017 was the first year a Rosé was produced from the Dayvinleigh Vineyard and it turned out to be an award winner.

Could the secret be in the harvest day stomping?

Clark Estate Dayvinleigh Rosé 2017

- Trophy for Champion Rosé - 2017 Romeo Bragato Awards

- Gold Medal -2017 Romeo Bragato Awards

- Silver Medal - 2017 International Wine Show

- Silver Media - 2017 Marlborough Wine Show

- Bronze Media - 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

We got to Wineworks early on Friday morning 23 June 2017 to watch the first ever Dayvinleigh Rosé get bottled. Super excited about the colour, and the Clark Estate team were pretty impressed with how well it matches their branding. More thrilling was how it tasted. Despite having just been jettisoned from the winery next door we grabbed a box before it hit that pallet and gave it a try. Delish!