Paua is the Maori name given to a species of abalone that thrive exclusively along the temperate coastline of New Zealand. Two species commonly exist in New Zealand waters; the ‘Yellow Foot’ which has a natural mother of pearl coloured shel
We believe there are three key ingredients to a successful wine business: the production of quality wines, good branding and strong distribution relationships. Our strategy is to use only the best grapes grown by our shareholders and other contract growers and combine these with the exceptional talent and skills of our winemaker Alan McCorkindale. Along with effective market-driven branding we work to build long-term relationships with our distributor network worldwide. One key element of this approach is to produce wines tailored to the specific needs of each market and our clients. While Paua Bay Wines specialise in the production of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Central Otago Pinot Noir we are also able to supply varietals from other wine-growing regions in New Zealand.