Fact Sheet

Location: Waipara Valley, South Island

Main Divide is another label of the Donaldson family of Pegasus Bay. Main Divide, the range of mighty Alps which form the backbone of New Zealand’s picturesque South Island, are a symbol of its unique freshness, purity and vigor. In keeping with this ideal, the grapes are sourced only from selected top vineyards and growers in many of the South Island’s viticultural areas. It is produced by the same winemaking team that makes the world-class wines of Pegasus Bay. Their aim is to produce harmonious, well-integrated wines, which reflect the uniqueness and diversity of the vineyards. Emphasis is on lively fruit flavors, complexity and drinkability. Natural methods and minimal intervention from vine to bottle typify their approach. Main Divide’s philosophy includes the use of sustainable viticultural management, organic techniques, low crop levels, minimal handling of fruit during processing and gentle pressing. Wines go through natural malolactic fermentation and clarify by settling. The value for money ratio of these wines is perhaps the best in New Zealand.