Dry River 2020 Magazine

As the COVID-19 virus continues to globally spread havoc, societies rise against social injustice, and climate change seeps further into our consciousness, we in the New Zealand wine industry are being confronted with and challenged out of our privileged position, in many ways.

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Spontaneous fermentation

Our focus at Dry River has always been to create wines with personality reflective of Martinborough’s soil, climate, and people. One of the key contributors to this vision is spontaneous fermentation because yeast is a wonderful indicator of what makes a region unique.

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The Sixth Sense

This musing by our winemaker Wilco Lam was written for our 2017 annual magazine and looks at commonalities and traits that plant life has to humans or animals, which may help to shape the personality of a wine.

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