Red Deer Wine

Waitaria Bay Estate in the Marlborough Sounds is one of the most isolated places in New Zealand. And it is here that our herd of red deer is raised side by side with our vines, in the secluded, pristine haven we call home.
You can now buy Red Deer Wine in the United States. Wondering where? Here is a list of retailers.


Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Red Deer Wine of Waitaria Bay once again takes home the Gold in the recent 2014 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. This year 3,756 wines from 20 countries and all 50 states were entered. There were 75 judges, all with national and international credentials.



Red Deer Wine in the USA
You may now order our wine in the United States. Red Deer Wine is distributed by Platinum Cellars within the United States. We are excited that we can now be sold stateside and are in the process of working out ordering details. If you are interested in ordering Red Deer Wine, contact Stan Simpson for details. New Zealand residents can still order online here: Order Form


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Marlborough Wine Festival

Red Deer Wine will be at the Feb 8, 2014 Marlborough Wine Festival. Come and sample a unique selection of Marlborough wines along with some delicious local produce and gourmet cuisine. If you would like to order our wine in New Zealand, fill out our easy online order form. Order Form

What people are saying

Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Read the lastest review of all our Red Deer wines at Raymond Chan's Wine Reviews web site. In Raymond's latest review, Red Deer Marlborough Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2013 from Nov 2013, he gives Sauvigon Blanc 4 Stars. Raymond gives all our 2010 and 2011 wines 3 Starts. You can read his reviews online.

About Our Vineyards

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Our focus is on a truly handmade wine.
Owner Stan Simpson said "Red Deer Wines are totally hand worked and picked and are soon to go organic. This vineyard has seen a meteoric rise since it was established in 2004. Initially skeptics decided that the Sounds climate would not be suitable for viticulture-too wet or too windy. But Red Deer Wines have proved them wrong. It's very isolation protects it from wind blown diseases, thus decreasing spraying, and the lack of early or late frosts eliminates the need for helicopters. ".Continue Reading »