Monthly Archives: January 2019

Valentine's Day Inspiration

Posted by [email protected] on January 21, 2019

It’s that time of year again… Just over three weeks until that most romantic of day arrives, so we wanted to remind you how easy it is to let us play Cupid. Spoil your No.1 love with bubbles this year.

How to celebrate a classic love story - If your romance ticks all the boxes of a classic love story we recommend No. 1 Cuvée. No.1 Cuvée was the first wine produced by No.1 Family Estate. It is renowned throughout New Zealand and is winner of multiple International Trophies, Gold Medals and Five Star Awards since its release.

How to celebrate your holiday romance - If you're trying to rekindle those lazy, hazy days of youthful summers then raise a glass of No 1 Rosé. This wine celebrates the superb climate of Marlborough, delicate salmon-pink with a mass of tiny bubbles, the wine offers a seamless balance of subtle cherry and almond hints combined with a fresh acidity. Dry, yet fresh and elegant, this wine leaves a lasting impression of opulence and splendour. It was also the recent winner of the Sea Breeze Trophy at the World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018 - "When you taste this wine you will imagine yourself standing on a beach and tasting those tiny sea drops in the air."

How to celebrate your new relationship - If you’re in the throes of a new romance, why not gift a bottle of No. 1 Assemblé? Just like your love it’s fresh and inviting with sophisticated characters and intense flavours.

For the person who lights up your life - Gift Cuvée Adele. It has a stunning new box that lights up when opened, illuminating the beautiful Swarovski crystals that adorn the spectacular bottle. Yvonne Lorkin calls it 'Mindbendingly Delicious' and because it was crafted by Daniel as a proud tribute to Adele, she also coins it 'A love story in a bottle'. Watch Yvonne's Insta video showcasing the beautiful box here.

Order your wine HERE

We’re so thrilled to play Cupid we’re even running a Facebook promotion at the moment. It’s easy to enter! Simply LIKE US then enter the draw on our Facebook Page and you could win a $100 Voucher from your choice of six fabulous restaurants.

  • Blue Breeze - Auckland
  • Ortega - Wellington
  • Highfield - Blenheim
  • Harrys - Nelson
  • Bracken Restaurant - Dunedin
  • Kamana Restaurant - Queenstown


Happy New Year - We're getting 'Out & About'

Posted by [email protected] on January 08, 2019

Happy New Year to you from us! We hope you have enjoyed a fabulous festive season, with plenty of bubbles!

We're starting 2019 by getting 'out & about'... Here are a couple of upcoming events where you can find us.

Chardonnay & Sparkling Symposium 2019

At the end of January, we'll be heading to the 2019 Chardonnay and Sparking Symposium in glorious Gisborne. This trade event plays host to many international attendees, who will participate in a full day Sparkling and Chardonnay Masterclass, showcasing the best examples of both varieties.

Find out more about the event HERE.

Marlborough Wine & Food Festival 2019

New Zealand’s best and longest-running wine and food festival, The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is just a month away! The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is as much part of a Marlborough summer, as ripening vines, dry sunny days, evening strolls and dining outside with close friends and family.

We’re proud of our longstanding history with this iconic Marlborough event, in fact, we were involved in the very first Marlborough Wine & Food Festival in the 1980s.

Since then we have continued to put the fizz into the festival, with regular attendance and themed stands from Putting on the Ritz to a stand that marked the bicentennial of the French Revolution, guillotine and all! The theme for this year's stand is still under wraps, but we hope you'll join us on 9th February at this iconic event to discover what we've put together for 2019!

Find out more about the event HERE.