Escarpment Vineyards

New Zealand

Escarpment Vineyards
Established in 1999 by Larry McKenna, Escarpment is a small New Zealand winery producing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with a global reputation. Escarpment winery constantly strive for innovation and precision while respecting traditional winemaking techniques. Their wines have always been different, full of surprises and perhaps even unconventional.

One of New Zealand's most layered, flavoursome and complex Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay wines

Under Larry McKenna’s leadership, Escarpment wines aim to reward wine lovers with progressive and suggestive wines that encourage them to venture to the edge of wine loving and appreciation. Located on Te Muna road, Escarpment Vineyard is committed to sustainable winemaking and organic viticulture.

Known for his relaxed and unassuming style Larry applies the same approach to his winemaking. Rather than force a wine into doing something out of character, he works with the grapes to develop distinctively superior wines that are true to character, quality and vintage. And this doesn’t stop at Pinot Noir. Regardless of the varietal, Larry applies the same skill, precision, understanding and integrity to ensure his Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Blanc stand proudly alongside his noir.