Phone +64 3 528 8819 

60 Takaka Hill Highway RD3 Motueka 7198 New Zealand

Open 7 days, October to April from 12pm to 5pm
Call for other times

  • Welcome to Riwaka River Estate

  • Riwaka River Estate home of Resurgence Wines

  • Riwaka River Estate Resurgence Wines & Olive Oil

  • Our cellar door offers Resurgence wines for tasting

  • Also the home of Riwaka River Estate Olive Oil

Riwaka River Estate home of Resurgence Wines & Vineyard Retreat Accommodation

Patricia, Amber, Paul, Mackenzie and Ashley Rose welcome you to Riwaka River Estate, our home and boutique family owned and operated vineyard.  We are fortunate to live and work in very beautiful, sunny surroundings, set between two national parks and very close to the beaches, cycle paths and walking trails of the beautiful Abel Tasman area of Nelson, New Zealand.  Riwaka River Estate is the home of our award winning, hand crafted Resurgence artisan wines.  We also produce wonderful Riwaka River Estate extra-virgin olive oil.

Since purchasing the vineyard from previous owners in 2008, we have been putting all our energy and passion into growing the perfect grape. These efforts have ultimately resulted in uniquely styled wines with a subtle European influence, which truly reflect the limestone terroir which is unique to our Riwaka River Estate vineyard.

Our Philosophy

Quality not quantity is our philosophy. Our aim is to produce fine wines that truly reflect their origins, in a manner which is both sustainable and in harmony with the environment. The boutique size of the Riwaka River Estate vineyard and resulting low quantities of Resurgence wine available from each vintage, allow each wine to be uniquely hand crafted and true to its own style.

The love of our vineyard and surroundings will become apparent when you visit us at Riwaka River Estate. We wish to share what the land has given us, through sustainable viticulture methods and uniquely styled Resurgence wines..

Resurgence Cellar Door

Our welcoming cellar door is open for tastings and purchases, so pop in, sit back and relax with a tasting of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Noir in the tranquility of our surroundings and let the world slowly drift by.....

Riwaka River Estate also delves into the wonderful world of Olive Oil. We have 400 olive trees at the property and the olives produce a beautiful, high quality, extra-virgin Olive Oil, available in 250ml or 500ml bottles.

At Riwaka River Estate we will be happy to ship our Resurgence wines and/or our Olive Oil to other parts of New Zealand or any other location of your choice, so give us a call now on +64 (0)3 528 8819 to arrange your order, or contact us here.


Here's to friendship, the wine of life, let's drink of it and to it... please join us on our journey.

Reviews & Testimonials

"We...tried the Sauvignon Blanc (2010). It was sublime. Seriously, it was really really good. I'd be happy buying tonnes of this stuff."

- UK (2013)

"Very good Pinot Noir"

- Denmark

"Beautiful place, lovely host and wine"

- Ireland

'Had some friends over last Friday for dinner. Main was pork tenderloin served with port and Roquefort sauce; all washed down with Resurgence; there were thumbs up all round!"

- UK

"Elegant, silken-textured wine with stone fruit, nutty yeast lees and subtle spicy oak flavours. Attractive wine that offers great value at this price."

- Bob Campbell


Find Us On Trip Advisor

Spiegelau International
Wine Competition 2011
Resurgence Pinot Noir 2010
Gold Award

Spiegelau International
Wine Competition 2014, 
Resurgence Pinot Noir 2012
& Chardonnay 2012

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90+ Points
Michael Cooper
Winestate Magazine
May 2015

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