Tohu Wines, Marlborough & Nelson
Our gift from the land - Ngà hua a te whenua. First and most well known Maori owned wine company since 1998. True to Māori culture, Tohu have a strong spiritual connection to everything they grow and a responsibility to ensure their land is passed onto future generations in pristine condition. Wines are predominantly single vineyard Marlborough, Awatere Valley whose reputation for minerality and elegance in white and perfumed concentration in reds. Tohu Reserve range or Kaumātua Reserve Wines are named after respected elders Mugwi, Rore, and Rewa. Only produced in exceptional vintages the wine is considered to be of outstanding quality to reflect the unique stature of the elders.



Tohu Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

This single vineyard wine is a unique expression of our high altitude site in the upper reaches of Marlborough’s Awatere Valley. A bright, luminous pale golden green in the glass, it displays aromas More...


Tohu Marlborough Dry Riesling

Brilliant pale green, this wine has a vibrant and expressive nose of fresh-cut limes, lemon zest, florals and a steely minerality. The palate is mouth-wateringly dry and the wine has a very youthful p More...


Tohu Unoaked Chardonnay

Untouched by oak, this fresh and vibrant Marlborough Chardonnay displays pure primary fruit aromas of tropical melon, ripe nectarine and bright citrus; with underlying complex aromas of butterscotch a More...



Tohu Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

A deep crimson hue in the glass, this Awatere Valley Pinot Noir displays complex layers of cherry, plum and bright floral notes with underlying hints of wild thyme. The palate is richly concentrated w More...


Tohu Hawkes Bay Merlot

Concentrated black fruit and plum aromas seamlessly blend with subtle spicy notes in this Hawkes Bay Merlot. Fruit driven with smooth, silky tannins this wine is balanced on the palate with flavours o More...



Tohu 'Mugwi’ Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

A luminous pale golden-green in the glass, this wine displays a powerful and complex nose of ripe tropical passionfruit and pineapple; underpinned with subtle floral lantana, delicate exotic spices, a More...


Tohu 'Raiha' Reserve Noble Riesling

Luminous gold in the glass, this single vineyard Noble Riesling displays luscious botrytis aromas of honey and ripe apricot, with underlying notes of biscuit and toffee brittle. Generous and mouth- fi More...


Tohu ‘Rewa’ Reserve Blanc de Blancs

A shimmering, brilliant pale gold in the glass, this traditionally made wine displays lifted aromas of bright citrus fruit, crisp fresh apples and refined touches of brioche and toasted hazelnut. Exte More...


Tohu ‘Rore’ Reserve Pinot Noir

Only the very best barrels of our Pinot Noir are selected for this complex and layered wine, sourced exclusively from our Upper Awatere Valley vineyard. On the nose concentrated aromas of cherry, plum More...