Porters – The Wines of Martinborough
The original Porters vineyard on Kitchener Street, the main road into Martinborough, was five acres of bare and stony paddock until we planted Pinot Noir and a little Pinot Gris in 1992, with the first vintage off the block in 1995.
In 2006 another five acres of Pinot Noir vineyard was purchased next door to the homestead at 47 Kitchener Street. To the rear, a one hundred year old barn and stables was converted to a winery, being pressed into service just in time for the vintage in 2000.
The original vines are now more than twenty five years old and the richness and texture displayed in our wines that can only come from older vines is very much in evidence.
For us to have been able to create all this from a bare stony paddock and to raise our children on this land is reward in itself.
We hope you enjoy our wines as much as we have enjoyed producing them.
Annabel and John Porter