It is family, it is friends.
It is warmth of heart and generosity of spirit.


At Kono we value warm authentic connections. We have created a style of wine described as both approachable and inclusive, appealing to those who are new to wine but also the true connoisseur.

Our globally acclaimed wine is a true expression of the stunning Marlborough and Nelson region, encapsulating a place and time. We produce wines with robust, fruit flavours and incredible aromatics which have won praise from consumers and critics throughout the world.


We are a Māori food and drinks producer with a global focus. An essential part of our culture is our desire to feed and nurture people. Sharing food is a traditional way of bringing people together. We demonstrate our love and respect for people by providing them outstanding food and wine. 

Our 'K' icon speaks of who we are, our rich legacy steeped in a culture that nourishes our land and people in sustainable ways. We invite you to learn about our ways.


Pinot Rosé

A bright fresh Nelson Pinot Noir Rosé

Bright and fresh, our Pinot Rosé boasts aromas of strawberries and light florals and a palate of bright fruit flavours. Our wine reflects the warm and dry conditions that provided excellent flowering and fruit-set in the vines at our Whenua Matua vineyard in Nelson.



Sauvignon Blanc


Vibrant and crisp, our Sauvignon Blanc boasts the pure and intense flavours of a variety of Marlborough’s distinct sub-regions. The diversity fully expresses the intensity of aroma and flavour possible within the region's unique climatic conditions.



Pinot Noir

AN ELEGANT marlborough PINOT NOIR 2016

Combining purity and elegance, our Pinot Noir reflects the dark fruit flavours from vineyards across Awatere Valley, Marlborough – Te Tauihu (the top of the south).


Our People

What is most important in the world? It is people, people, people!

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Bruce Taylor

Chief Winemaker

Backpacking through the beautiful wine regions of North and South America ignited Bruce’s interest in winemaking. He believes a wine should encapsulate a place and time and focuses on creating authentic wines that are a true expression of the region’s stunning terroir.