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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.

 

1985

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

 

1987

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

 

1990

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

 

1992

Jane and Tony celebrating the release of Domaine Chandon Marlborough.

 

1997

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.

 

2015

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

 

2017

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

 

2020

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

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