New Zealand wines for restaurants, hotels and trade

Brightwater Gravels

Family owned and operated for four generations, Brightwater Gravels is a boutique Nelson winery with a focus on producing balanced, elegant and food friendly wines.

Nestled between the Wai-iti and Wairoa rivers, the vines thrive in free draining alliuvial soils. The riverbanks are adjorned by the native Kowhai tree with its prolific bright yellow spring flowers (New Zealand's national flower), popular with the abundant bird life.

Brightwater Gravels Winemaker

Former Waimea Estate winemaker Trudy Sheild creates the Brightwater Gravels wines and brings in her 13 experience of creating award-winning wines. The wines are carefully crafted, balanced, and consistently surprise with their complex tones, and polished finish.