Highlights of Hunter’s sparkling (wine) history

Hunter’s have been successfully producing sparkling wines since 1985. We have delved into the archives and pulled out some memorable moments from the past 35 years.



At the suggestion of Australian wine consultant Dr. Tony Jordan, Hunter’s starts producing their own sparkling wine.



The first release of the Hunter’s Brut 1987 is an immediate success.



Hunter’s starts producing the first Domaine Chandon Cuvée Marlborough for Moët Chandon.



Jane and Tony celebrating the release of Domaine Chandon Marlborough.



MiruMiruTM Non-Vintage is launched in the UK.


Hunter’s wins with the MiruMiruTM Non-Vintage the International Wine & Spirit competition (IWSC) trophy for best new product in the UK market.



Jane’s long-standing wish is fulfilled on the release of the first sparkling Rosé.



Hunter’s wins the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships for the 3rd time in a row for “Best New Zealand Sparkling Wine”.



Today Hunter’s sparkling wines can be enjoyed in over ten countries around the world.

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